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Tides

Tides for Ballina

Low Tue 16:08 (0.3m)
High Tue 22:12 (1.3m)
Low Wed 04:07 (0.2m)
High Wed 10:39 (1.5m)

forecast winds

Tuesday: N 20 kts
Wednesday: N 30 kts
Thursday: N 20/30 kts

forecast

Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Northerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Byron in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Tue 10:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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06:10 EDT
sunset
18:54 EDT
last light
19:18 EDT
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20:05 EDT
set
07:36 EDT
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