Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Ballina
forecast windsTuesday: N 25 kts
Wednesday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Tuesday: Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Cape Byron in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots, decreasing to 10/15 knots early in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly in the early afternoon. Winds shifting southerly inshore in the far south during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Yamba during the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Yamba.Issued Tue 10:26 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, SE
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As the mercury soars in Sydney today, spare a thought for the people of Moree in northern New South Wales, who are in the midst of a record-breaking heatwave.
Sydney is enduring yet another hot and muggy day and remains on track to have its warmest January on record.
The Bureau of Meteorology is warning there will be severe weather in the Top End and the southern Northern Territory, with heavy rainfall and flood watches.