Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for BallinaLow Sun 02:44 EST (0.1m)
High Sun 08:25 EST (1.4m)
Low Sun 14:39 EST (0.0m)
High Sun 20:50 EST (1.7m)
forecast windsSunday: S 25 kts
Monday: S 15/25 kts
Tuesday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: Northwest to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Cape Byron in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cape Byron by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Sunday: Northwest to northerly 10/15 knots tending southerly 15/20 knots before dawn. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Byron in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Yamba during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southerly 15/25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending north to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.Issued Sat 22:00 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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