Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BallinaHigh Fri 20:27 EST (1.7m)
Low Sat 03:07 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 08:41 EST (1.3m)
Low Sat 14:50 EST (0.1m)
forecast windsFriday: NW 10/15 kts
Saturday: N 15/20 kts
Sunday: N 15/25 kts
Friday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning west to southwesterly in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
A low pressure system which has drenched Perth, the South West and parts of the Wheatbelt has farmers rejoicing.
Powerful thunderstorms have been drenching southwestern Australia, with some locations recording their wettest day in over a decade.