Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsThursday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Friday: E 10 kts
Saturday: SE 10/15 kts
South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Yamba.Issued Thu 04:10 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E
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A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).
After a disappointingly dry wet season, the start of the dry season is bearing some healthy rainfall.
"I wouldn't say the drought is over ...