Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsFriday: S 35 kts
Saturday: S 30 kts
Sunday: S 15/20 kts
Friday: Southerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Yamba in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore south of Yamba. 1st. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Saturday: Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Cape Byron early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.Issued Fri 10:00 EST
Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S
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