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Tides

Tides for Ballina

Low Tue 18:48 (0.6m)
High Wed 01:26 (1.6m)
Low Wed 08:11 (0.5m)
High Wed 14:23 (1.3m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S 25/30 kts
Wednesday: S 30 kts
Thursday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Southerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Thursday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 2/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending southerly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.

Issued Tue 15:43 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S

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09:01 EST

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