Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsFriday: N/NW 20 kts
Saturday: N 10/15 kts
Sunday: N 20/30 kts
North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Yamba. Winds tending north to northeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre south of Cape Byron. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 10/15 knots turning northeasterly in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Yamba. Outlook Sunday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S
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