Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsSunday: W/SW 20 kts
Monday: S 10 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 10/15 kts
West to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching 20 knots offshore in the morning, turning southerly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Southerly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Byron.Issued Sun 04:10 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
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Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.
A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.
The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.