Cairns Sea Conditions and Tide Table

Cairns Sea Conditions table showing wave height, swell direction and period.

High and low tide times are also provided on the table along with the moon phase and forecast weather. Sunrise today is at 06:35 AM and sunset is at 05:50 PM.

Days 1–3 Weather Summary

Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Fri morning, min 21°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4–6 Weather Summary

Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Wed afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Tue morning, min 21°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 7–9 Weather Summary

Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Warm (max 26°C on Fri morning, min 20°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 10–12 Weather Summary

Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Warm (max 26°C on Mon morning, min 20°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
31
Saturday
1
Sunday
2
Monday
3
Tuesday
4
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
Wave Height Map
High Tide
8:30AM2.13m
9:57PM2.72m
9:02AM2.01m
10:41PM2.71m
9:45AM1.88m
11:31PM2.67m
10:45AM1.76m
00:30AM2.63m
11:59AM1.67m
1:41AM2.60m
1:35PM1.67m
3:07AM2.62m
4:01PM1.85m
4:14AM2.66m
5:04PM2.13m
5:06AM2.68m
5:54PM2.40m
5:51AM2.67m
6:39PM2.65m
6:33AM2.61m
7:24PM2.84m
7:13AM2.52m
8:07PM2.96m
Low Tide
2:56PM0.66m
4:09AM1.47m
3:30PM0.70m
5:01AM1.52m
4:12PM0.77m
6:06AM1.55m
5:03PM0.89m
8:27AM1.52m
6:06PM1.02m
9:47AM1.36m
7:22PM1.14m
10:28AM1.18m
9:06PM1.20m
11:05AM1.00m
10:42PM1.15m
11:41AM0.83m
11:45PM1.08m
12:17PM0.67m
00:38AM1.04m
12:53PM0.54m
1:28AM1.04m
1:30PM0.46m
2:16AM1.08m
Wave
height (m) 
direction
period (s) 
1.6
ENE
8
1.5
ENE
8
1.4
ENE
8
1.4
ENE
8
1.4
ENE
8
1.3
ENE
8
1.5
ENE
8
1.4
ENE
8
1.2
ENE
8
1.5
ENE
8
1.6
ENE
8
1.4
ENE
8
1.5
ENE
8
1.5
ENE
8
1.4
ENE
8
1.5
ENE
8
1.4
ENE
8
1.6
ENE
9
1.5
ENE
9
1.4
ENE
9
1.3
ENE
8
1.2
ENE
8
1.2
ENE
8
1.2
ENE
8
1.1
ENE
8
1.1
ENE
8
1
ENE
8
1
ENE
8
1
ENE
8
1
ENE
8
1
ENE
9
1.1
ENE
9
1
ENE
9
1.1
ENE
9
1.3
ENE
10
1.2
ENE
10
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
part cloud
rain showers
part cloud
clear
light rain
rain showers
light rain
part cloud
part cloud
part cloud
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
part cloud
clear
part cloud
part cloud
part cloud
part cloud
cloud
part cloud
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
part cloud
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain shwrs
clear
clear
clear
some clouds
rain shwrs
some clouds
clear
light rain
rain shwrs
light rain
some clouds
some clouds
some clouds
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
some clouds
clear
some clouds
some clouds
some clouds
some clouds
cloudy
some clouds
light rain
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
clear
clear
some clouds
clear
clear
clear
clear
 km/h
20
ESE
20
SE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SE
15
S
15
SE
15
SE
10
SSE
15
SE
20
SE
10
SSE
10
SE
10
SE
10
S
10
SSE
15
ESE
10
S
15
SE
15
SE
10
S
 mm 
1.0
2.0
3
2.0
1.0
3
2.0
3
2.0
3
1.0
1.0
max°C
25
25
22
25
24
22
25
25
22
24
22
22
25
24
22
25
24
22
25
25
21
26
25
22
26
25
22
23
23
20
26
25
22
26
25
21
Moonrise
6:15
7:09
8:08
9:10
10:12
11:13
12:12
1:09
2:06
3:04
4:03
Moonset
6:58
7:57
8:56
9:53
10:46
11:35
12:18
1:00
1:39
2:18
2:59
3:43
Sunrise
6:35
6:35
6:37
6:37
6:37
6:37
6:37
6:37
6:39
6:39
6:39
6:39
Sunset
5:50
5:50
5:50
5:50
5:50
5:50
5:50
5:50
5:50
5:50
5:50
5:50
Today's sea temperature in Cairns is 25.2 °C (Statistics for 24 May 1981-2005 – mean: 25.5 max: 26.7 min: 24.3°C)
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