Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BallinaLow Wed 04:48 EST (0.1m)
High Wed 10:49 EST (1.4m)
Low Wed 17:04 EST (0.2m)
High Wed 23:01 EST (1.4m)
forecast windsWednesday: N 25 kts
Thursday: N/NW 20/30 kts
Friday: SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Cape Byron. Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10/15 knots early in the morning then shifting northerly 15/20 knots later in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Yamba in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning west to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cape Byron during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning south to southeasterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres, tending southerly 2/3 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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