Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsThursday: W/SW 25 kts
Friday: S 25 kts
Saturday: S 20/25 kts
Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots north of Yamba in the late morning. Tending south to southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots north of Cape Byron in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore north of Yamba by early evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres offshore.Issued Thu 10:23 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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Strong Wind Warning: Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden coasts. Cancellation: Sydney Waters and Byron Coast
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A search is continuing for a man who went missing in floodwaters near Kyogle during heavy rainfall that hit the New South Wales coast and Sydney.
Rain gauges as far north as the Gulf of Carpentaria and south to Ulladulla have received decent rainfall in the last 24 hours, some of which caused dangerous flooding.
Launceston's flood levees have been hailed as a game-changer in minimising the impact of the June flood emergency.