Byron Coastal Waters Forecast: Point Danger to Wooli

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:01 pm EDT on Thursday 28 January 2021.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system south of Tasmania is drifting east, while extending a ridge towards the New South Wales coast. This high is expected to reach the southern Tasman Sea by Friday, directing east to northeasterly winds over coastal waters. The next trough is expected to affect the far south late Saturday and the remainder of the southern half during Sunday.

Forecast for Thursday until midnight

Winds
East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Yamba in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Cape Byron.
1st Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Friday 29 January

Winds
Easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
2nd Swell
Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Saturday 30 January

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
1st Swell
Easterly 1.5 to 2 metres.
2nd Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Sunday 31 January

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres.
Swell
Easterly 1 to 2 metres.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

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 Friday.

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