Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsTuesday: N 30 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 25 kts
Thursday: N 15/25 kts
Northerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Byron during the day. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots north of Yamba early in the morning. Winds 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 Tue 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, NE
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Strong Wind Warning for Byron Coast, Coffs Coast and Macquarie Coast
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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.