Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsThursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: N/NW 30 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Byron in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cape Byron by early evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning. Winds tending west to northwesterly in the morning then shifting southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots tending easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres.Issued Thu 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, N
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Strong Wind Warning for Sydney Closed Waters, Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast
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Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.
It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.
Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.