Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsTuesday: N 20/30 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 15/25 kts
Thursday: N 15/25 kts
Monday: Northerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Byron. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Tuesday: Northerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: North to northeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending northeasterly around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Mon 22:07 EDT
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
most recent warnings
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.