Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BallinaLow Wed 10:04 EDT (0.4m)
High Wed 16:28 EDT (1.3m)
Low Wed 23:16 EDT (0.3m)
High Thu 05:11 EDT (1.1m)
forecast windsWednesday: S/SE 30 kts
Thursday: SE 30 kts
Friday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Northerly 15/20 knots shifting south to southeasterly in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Byron in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots inshore early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SSE
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for Sydney inshore, Hunter, Sydney and Illawarra Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for remaining coasts
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Long-term locals are concerned about the height of the Katherine River in the Northern Territory after successive poor wet seasons.