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Tides for Ballina

Low Mon 04:45 EST (0.3m)
High Mon 11:28 EST (1.3m)
Low Mon 17:45 EST (0.4m)
High Mon 23:30 EST (1.0m)

forecast winds

Monday: N 30 kts
Tuesday: NW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 15/20 kts


Northerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots offshore, turning northwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southeasterly early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Sun 22:45 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, N

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