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Tides

Tides for Ballina

High Wed 00:15 (1.1m)
Low Wed 06:06 (0.3m)
High Wed 13:06 (1.4m)
Low Wed 19:52 (0.4m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: N 20/30 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 15/20 kts
Thursday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Friday: N 20/30 kts

forecast

Northerly 20/30 knots tending north to northwesterly 15/25 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots, shifting west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the early morning. Winds tending variable about 10 knots in the late morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting north to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northerly 20/30 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Tue 16:16 EST

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

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05:34 EST
sunset
17:43 EST
last light
18:06 EST
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23:01 EST
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09:48 EST
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