Point Danger to Wooli
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Issued at 2:33 PM EST on Thursday 23 May 2013
On Thursday a low pressure trough will form near the New South Wales coast, directing a fresh to strong east to southeasterly airstream over the New South Wales coast. Wind will increase further in the north on Friday as a low pressure centre deepens in the trough. A high pressure ridge is then expected to develop across New South Wales on Saturday.
Far North Coastal Waters, Point Danger to Wooli and 60nm seawards:
Thursday: Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas: below 1 metre increasing to up to 1 metre offshore.Swell: South to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres.
Friday: Strong wind warning for Friday for Byron Coastal Waters
Saturday: Winds: Southerly 25 to 40 knots decreasing to 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2.5 to 4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 2.5 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres before dawn. Caution: Large swells breaking dangerously close inshore.
Sunday: Winds: Southerly 25 to 30 knots, decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the afternoon.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:10 AM EST Friday.
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