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Tides

Tides for Ballina

Low Wed 07:58 EST (0.3m)
High Wed 14:48 EST (1.3m)
Low Wed 21:26 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 03:05 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SW 35 kts
Thursday: SW 20/30 kts
Friday: S/SW 20/30 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Wednesday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore south of Cape Byron during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore south of Cape Byron in the morning. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning southerly in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 4/5 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5 metres during the evening. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore.

Issued Tue 22:38 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, S

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Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

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Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.

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15:08 EST

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