Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BallinaHigh Mon 22:38 EST (1.6m)
Low Tue 05:18 EST (0.1m)
High Tue 11:09 EST (1.4m)
Low Tue 17:14 EST (0.2m)
forecast windsMonday: S/SE 25 kts
Tuesday: S 15/25 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Thursday: S 20/30 kts
Monday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Yamba in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres south of Cape Byron later in the evening. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Southerly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Mon 16:13 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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