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Tides

Tides for Ballina

Low Fri 18:58 EST (0.4m)
High Sat 00:44 EST (1.1m)
Low Sat 07:04 EST (0.3m)
High Sat 13:38 EST (1.3m)

forecast winds

Friday: S 30 kts
Saturday: S 10/15 kts
Sunday: S/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Friday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots until this afternoon. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Saturday: Southerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5 metres, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Fri 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SE

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