Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsSaturday: W 30 kts
Sunday: S/SW 25 kts
Monday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore this afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres this afternoon. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Byron early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Cape Byron.Issued Sat 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S
most recent warnings
Gale Warning for the Illawarra, Batemans and Eden coasts. Strong Wind Warning for the Byron, Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter and Sydney coasts
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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.
Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.
A severe weather warning for parts of South Australia has been cancelled after a day of wet and windy weather.