Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsSaturday: W 30 kts
Sunday: SW 25 kts
Monday: S 10 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Byron early in the morning. Winds turning southerly in the late afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Yamba during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Southerly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Byron.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, S
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Gale Warning for the Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere, except for Sydney Inshore
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Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.
A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.
The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.