Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Ballina
forecast windsThursday: W 25 kts
Friday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Saturday: S 15/25 kts
Wednesday: West to northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Yamba. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Westerly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore at first, turning southerly during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by evening. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southerly 15/25 knots tending south to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning then becoming southerly 15/25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres by evening. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.Issued Wed 22:35 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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