Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsThursday: N 30 kts
Friday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Saturday: W/NW 15/25 kts
Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots turning north to northeasterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Cape Byron. Thursday: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 15/25 knots before dawn. Reaching up to 30 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly below 0.5 metres, tending northerly 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres by early evening. 2nd. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Friday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Wed 23:05 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, N
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Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout.
South Australia and its 1.677 million residents were left without power on Wednesday evening following severe storms.
Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg says serious questions will be raised about how the entirety of South Australia could be left without electricity in the wake of a huge storm, dubbed the largest in 50 years.