Byron Coastal Waters Forecast: Point Danger to Wooli

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Forecast issued at 10:00 pm EDT on Sunday 19 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A trough lies along the coast and will remain in place for the next day or two. Within this trough small low pressure circulations may develop, locally enhancing rainfall and winds along parts of the coast today, before weakening and moving away to the south. On Monday, a larger scale low pressure system is forecast to develop over southeast Australia and track southeast. A trough associated with this low is expected to bring southerly change to the south coast on Tuesday and central parts of the coast on Wednesday. Another trough is forecast to bring a southerly change to southern parts later on Thursday.

Forecast for Sunday until midnight

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Cape Byron.
Swell
East to northeasterly 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Monday 20 January

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
East to northeasterly 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending easterly 1.5 metres around midday.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 21 January

Winds
Northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres south of Cape Byron.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Wednesday 22 January

Winds
Northerly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 2 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

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 Monday.

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