Byron Coast Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsSaturday: W 25 kts
Sunday: SW 25 kts
Monday: S 10 kts
Tuesday: S/SE 10/15 kts
Saturday: Westerly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore. Seas: 1/1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 2/2.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore in the morning, turning southerly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: Southerly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Outlook Tuesday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Byron.Issued Sat 22:09 EST
Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S
most recent warnings
Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.
A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.
The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.