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Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Ballina

Low Tue 21:53 (0.6m)
High Wed 04:31 (1.6m)
Low Wed 11:11 (0.5m)
High Wed 17:23 (1.3m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: SW 30 kts
Wednesday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Thursday: S/SW increasing 20/30 kts
Friday: SW 25/30 kts

forecast

Southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Byron. Winds tending south to southeasterly 15/20 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Wednesday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10/15 knots offshore. Winds tending westerly 10/15 knots in the north. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots increasing to 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Yamba later in the evening. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots turning southerly during the morning. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 16:05 EST

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

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