Saturday: Southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly around 2 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions, hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Monday: Northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cape Byron by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around dawn. Outlook Tuesday: Northerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore south of Yamba in the afternoon and evening.Issued Sat 22:00 EST
12:38 EST Tropical Cyclone Jack has rapidly developed over the warm waters of the Indian Ocean in the past 24 hours, making it the 10th system to be named this season.