Great conditions today, courtesy of an east coast low.
The swell is a pumping six foot from the north-east, and there’s a light offshore.
All the ingredients are there for a good weekend of surf from Evans Head right through to Byron, with west to south-westerly winds forecast for tomorrow.
Sunday’s outlook is for the wind to swing northerly.
- Friday: W/SW winds 10/15 knots turning S/SW during the afternoon, then increasing to 18/23 knots in the evening. Sea: 1/1.5 metres rising to 1.5/2 metres later. Swell: SE 2/3 metres. Isolated thunderstorms.
- Saturday: SW 15/25 knots early, decreasing and tending N/NE 8/13 knots in the afternoon. Sea: mostly 1/1.5 metres. Swell: SE 2/2.5 metres.
- Outlook Sunday: N/NW increasing to 20/30 knots later.
- Outlook Monday: W/NW 10/20 knots.
Tides at Ballina:
- Low Fri 16:20 (0.4m)
- High Fri 23:27 (1.4m)
- Low Sat 06:31 (0.4m)
- High Sat 11:41 (0.8m)
- Low Sun 09.21 (0.5m)
- High Sun 14.12 (1.2m)