Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsFriday: W/NW 15/20 kts
Saturday: SW 15/20 kts
Sunday: S/SW increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots, tending north to northwesterly in the evening. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Byron in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Byron. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots tending southerly 10/15 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres.Issued Thu 22:08 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SSE
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A gusty cold front has brought gusty winds and showers to southern SA, western VIC and southern NSW.
Northern Australia has an above average chance of experiencing an early start to the wet season according to data released today by the Bureau of Meteorology.
It's going to be a mixed bag of weather around the country on Saturday as voters head out to decide who next we can make fun of in cartoons, watch being interviewed on a brisk dawn walk, or hear them say 'jobs and growth' again and again.