Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BallinaLow Tue 05:18 EST (0.1m)
High Tue 11:09 EST (1.4m)
Low Tue 17:14 EST (0.2m)
High Tue 23:23 EST (1.5m)
forecast windsTuesday: S 15/20 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Thursday: S 20/30 kts
Southerly 15/20 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots in the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming becoming west to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.Issued Tue 04:10 EST
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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