Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsFriday: N 30 kts
Saturday: N/NW 20/30 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cape Byron. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres north of Cape Byron. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of Cape Byron. Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots south of Cape Byron in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 20/25 knots tending north to northwesterly 20/30 knots before dawn then shifting south to southeasterly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Cape Byron during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Cape Byron. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore.Issued Thu 22:00 EDT
Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
most recent warnings
Severe weather predicted for Tasmania's north and east on Friday has prompted a public warning from emergency services.
Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.