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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Three named cyclones, none of which came within cooee of the coast â?? that's how will be remembered.
Nestled in amongst several other islands to the northeast of Cape York Peninsula, including Friday to the west and Wednesday to the northeast, it's easy to overlook the weather of Thursday Island.
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).