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Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Ballina

High Thu 15:31 (1.4m)
Low Thu 21:15 (0.7m)
High Fri 03:26 (1.4m)
Low Fri 09:56 (0.5m)

forecast winds

Thursday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: SE/SW 10/15 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly 2 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots turning southerly early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Yamba. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Southeast to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres.

Issued Thu 04:10 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SSE

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