Byron Coastal Waters Forecast: Point Danger to Wooli

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 4:10 am EDT on Wednesday 20 February 2019.

Weather Situation

A high will strengthen south of the Bight over the next few days establishing south to southeasterly winds through most coastal areas. Winds and seas in the north are likely to increase near the end of the week due to the presence of Tropical Cyclone Oma in the region, although there is currently a fair level of uncertainty regarding its movement and intensity.

Forecast for Wednesday until midnight

Winds
Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day.
Seas
Below 1 metre.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Thursday 21 February

Winds
Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Northeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.
Caution
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Friday 22 February

Winds
Southeasterly 25 to 35 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres during the morning.
1st Swell
Northeast to southeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending northeasterly 2 to 3 metres during the morning.
2nd Swell
Southeasterly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning.
Caution
Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

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 Wednesday.

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