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Tides

Tides for Ballina

Low Tue 18:40 EST (0.5m)
High Wed 00:16 EST (1.0m)
Low Wed 06:03 EST (0.4m)
High Wed 13:04 EST (1.2m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: S 15/20 kts
Wednesday: N 25 kts
Thursday: N 20/30 kts

forecast

Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Northerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly about 10 knots tending northeasterly 15/20 knots in the morning then tending northerly in the late evening. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Byron in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots turning southeasterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, tending northerly 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 10:36 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, N

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Weather News

September heat records on the forecast

11:36 EST

Unprecedented September heat will affect southern Queensland and northern NSW on Wednesday and Thursday, causing some locations to break records for the second time in a week.

Come by Chance picnic races buoys spirits of farmers despite heat and dust and drought

11:22 EST

"I have come here when it's flooded and we can't get out, and I've come here when it's been that bloody dusty we can't see the races." The venue in question was the Come by Chance racecourse and campdraft grounds, on a black-soil floodplain in western New South Wales.

Dam levels across NSW continue to hold despite record dry winter

09:40 EST

Despite a record dry winter and extremely warm daytime temperatures in New South Wales over the last four months, the state's dams are still relatively full.