Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsMonday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Tuesday: Easterly 10/15 knots tending southeasterly 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. 1st. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Mon 10:42 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.