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Tides for Ballina

Low Wed 23:16 EDT (0.3m)
High Thu 05:11 EDT (1.1m)
Low Thu 11:06 EDT (0.4m)
High Thu 17:22 EDT (1.4m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: S 20/30 kts
Thursday: S 30 kts
Friday: SE 15/25 kts
Saturday: E 10/15 kts


Wednesday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Thursday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots in the morning, turning southeasterly during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots turning easterly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cape Byron during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly below 0.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then tending east to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Cape Byron. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.

Issued Wed 22:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S

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