Byron Coastal Waters Forecast: Point Danger to Wooli

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:10 am EDT on Monday 17 December 2018.

Weather Situation

A trough of low pressure is moving over the southern New South Wales coast, while a high near New New Zealand extends a ridge towards the northern coast. This trough will shift to central waters later today, bringing a weak southerly change, before stalling and gradually decaying around the Hunter coast. A more vigorous southerly change is forecast to affect most coastal areas at the end of the week.

Forecast for Monday until midnight

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 20 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres south of Yamba around midday.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.
Weather
Cloudy. 80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Tuesday 18 December

Winds
Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre, tending northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Wednesday 19 December

Winds
North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Cape Byron.
Weather
Mostly sunny.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:05 pm EDT Monday.

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