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Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Ballina

High Wed 22:36 (1.0m)
Low Thu 04:05 (0.3m)
High Thu 11:04 (1.6m)
Low Thu 17:40 (0.4m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: S locally 30 kts
Thursday: SE/SW locally 30 kts
Friday: N 15/20 kts
Saturday: N increasing 20/30 kts

forecast

Southerly 15/25 knots, locally reaching 30 knots south of Cape Byron in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeast to southwesterly 15/25 knots, locally reaching 30 knots early in the morning. Winds tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon then tending northwest to southwesterly in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Northeast to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Wed 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, NNE

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