Byron Coastal Waters Forecast: Point Danger to Wooli

View the current warnings for New South Wales

Forecast issued at 10:30 am EDT on Saturday 31 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A low pressure system is deepening over NSW, and will move east to reach the Tasman Sea later today, and then will move further east on Sunday, allowing a freshening southerly flow to extend along the NSW coast. A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea will extend a ridge over NSW on Monday.

Forecast for Saturday until midnight

Strong Wind Warning for Saturday for Byron Coast

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
Swell
Easterly around 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Cape Byron.
Weather
Partly cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, possibly severe.

Sunday 1 November

Strong Wind Warning for Sunday for Byron Coast

Winds
Northerly 20 to 30 knots tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots before dawn then tending southerly 20 to 30 knots in the late evening.
Seas
1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
1st Swell
Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening.
2nd Swell
Southerly around 1 metre south of Cape Byron.
Weather
Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore.

Monday 2 November

Winds
Southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Seas
2 to 3 metres.
1st Swell
Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.
2nd Swell
Easterly 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 4:05 pm EDT Saturday.

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