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Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Ballina

Low Thu 02:30 (0.2m)
High Thu 09:19 (1.7m)
Low Thu 15:46 (0.3m)
High Thu 21:29 (1.2m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: N 15/20 kts
Thursday: N 25 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/25 kts
Saturday: S/SE 10 kts

forecast

Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres north of Yamba. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 22:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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Sun & Moon Times

First light Sunrise Sunset Last light moon set moon rise Moon phase last quarter new moon
first light
05:14 EDT
sunrise
05:41 EDT
sunset
19:38 EDT
last light
20:05 EDT
set
05:29 EDT
rise
19:38 EDT
moon
moon
Dec 19
moon
Dec 26
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Weather News

Deadly heatwave warning for Perth on the eve of first Test between Australia and New Zealand

19:46 EDT

The WA Health Department has issued a heatwave warning for Perth for the first time since 2016 as the city braces for a run of record-breaking heat until Sunday.

Gold Coast beachgoers may be forced to use recycled water to wash sandy feet as drought worsens

18:40 EDT

Gold Coast beach showers have once again become a barometer for the drought with Mayor Tom Tate saying bathers may be forced to use recycled water to wash the sand off their feet.

Positive Indian Ocean Dipole fuels bushfires devastating Australia and deadly flooding in Africa

17:46 EDT

A climatic phenomenon of near-record intensity has contributed to two extremes on opposite sides of the Indian Ocean — torrential rain in East Africa and exceptionally dry conditions fuelling bushfires in Australia.