Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsSaturday: S 10/15 kts
Sunday: N 10/15 kts
Monday: S/SW 10/15 kts
Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Cape Byron. Saturday: Southerly 10/15 knots tending southeasterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Cape Byron. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres. Outlook Monday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots shifting easterly during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore north of Yamba during the morning. 1st. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. 2nd. Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 16:05 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S
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