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Tides

Tides for Ballina

Low Mon 17:44 (0.5m)
High Tue 00:30 (1.8m)
Low Tue 07:15 (0.4m)
High Tue 13:15 (1.3m)

forecast winds

Monday: SW 35 kts
Tuesday: SW 35 kts
Wednesday: S 20/30 kts

forecast

Westerly 20/25 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Yamba in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore south of Yamba by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Yamba early in the morning. Winds turning southerly 25/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore south of Yamba. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore.

Issued Mon 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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