Byron Coastal Waters Forecast: Point Danger to Wooli

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:05 pm EDT on Friday 13 December 2019.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure is moving slowly along the northern New South Wales coast, while a high pressure system over the Bight extends a ridge across southern Australia to the western Tasman Sea. Another trough looks set to affect the southern half of the coast later Saturday as a cold front passes to the south, before the next significant southerly change arrives early Monday.

Forecast for Friday until midnight

Winds
Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore.
Seas
Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Cape Byron.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Saturday 14 December

Winds
South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending easterly around 10 knots through the day.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Sunday 15 December

Winds
East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southerly below 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Monday 16 December

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly during the morning then shifting south to southeasterly during the day.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening.
Swell
East to northeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 am EDT Saturday.

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