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Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides

Tides for Ballina

High Fri 11:58 (1.5m)
Low Fri 18:17 (0.4m)
High Sat 00:05 (1.0m)
Low Sat 05:47 (0.4m)

forecast winds

Friday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: N/NE 20 kts
Sunday: S 20/30 kts

forecast

Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Cape Byron early in the morning. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Northerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots north of Yamba in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 20/30 knots during the morning then tending southeasterly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Fri 04:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, N

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18:56 EDT
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19:20 EDT
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08:53 EDT
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