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Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Ballina

Low Fri 03:25 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 08:55 EST (1.3m)
Low Fri 15:00 EST (0.1m)
High Fri 21:28 EST (1.7m)

forecast winds

Thursday: S 30 kts
Friday: S/SW 30 kts
Saturday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Sunday: N/NW 10/15 kts

forecast

Thursday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Byron in the late evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Friday: South to southwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres.

Issued Thu 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, S

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