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Tides for Ballina

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Monday: E/SE 10 kts
Tuesday: NE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: N 15/25 kts
Thursday: N/NW 20/30 kts


Monday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming northeasterly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres. Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Mon 22:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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