Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BallinaHigh Wed 23:01 EST (1.4m)
Low Thu 05:29 EST (0.1m)
High Thu 11:40 EST (1.4m)
Low Thu 17:57 EST (0.3m)
forecast windsWednesday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: N/NW 20/30 kts
Friday: S 25/30 kts
Saturday: S 15/20 kts
Wednesday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots tending southerly 25/30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then northeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.Issued Wed 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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