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Tides for Ballina

Low Wed 02:41 EDT (0.2m)
High Wed 08:51 EDT (1.4m)
Low Wed 15:10 EDT (0.3m)
High Wed 20:54 EDT (1.3m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: SE 15/20 kts
Friday: E/NE 10/15 kts


Tuesday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots, tending northerly offshore in the north. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending northerly offshore in the north. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Byron around midday. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.

Issued Tue 20:26 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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