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Tides for Ballina

Low Thu 11:06 EDT (0.4m)
High Thu 17:22 EDT (1.4m)
Low Fri 00:00 EDT (0.3m)
High Fri 05:57 EDT (1.2m)

forecast winds

Thursday: S/SE 30 kts
Friday: SE 25 kts
Saturday: E 10/15 kts


South to southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore at first, then turning easterly in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Cape Byron. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.

Issued Thu 04:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S

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