Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsSaturday: W/NW 10/15 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts
Monday: N 20/30 kts
Saturday: West to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northwesterly in the early afternoon then turning westerly in the late afternoon. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Yamba in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Byron by early evening. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Westerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the late afternoon. Reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Yamba in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Northerly 20/30 knots turning westerly during the evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Northerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Sat 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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