Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
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Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING SURF
For people in parts of Northern Rivers Forecast District.
Issued at 10:13 am Sunday, 24 February 2019.
LARGE SEAS ON THE NORTHERN NSW COAST
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oma is moving northwards over the Coral Sea, away from New South Wales. Large seas are lingering in its wake, although conditions are on a gradual easing trend.
DAMAGING SURF conditions, with waves exceeding 5 metres in the surf zone, may produce significant beach erosion along the coast north from Coffs Harbour today. The main period of concern is around the high tide in the early afternoon. Beach conditions in these areas are dangerous and people should stay well away from the surf and surf exposed areas.
DAMAGING WINDS are no longer expected, but will remain fresh and gusty in exposed areas.
Locations which may be affected include Tweed Heads, Byron Bay, Ballina, Brunswick Heads, Evans Head, Yamba, Coffs Harbour and Woolgoolga.
Wind gusts up to 96 km/h recorded at Cape Byron during Saturday.
Maximum wave heights exceeding 10m recorded offshore from Byron Bay during Saturday.
A Hazardous Surf Warning is also current for coastal areas north from Sydney, advising that surf and swell conditions are expected to be dangerous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, boating, and swimming
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.
The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 5:00 pm AEDT Sunday.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
Lismore (28.8127°S, 153.2787°E, 21m AMSL) Lismore,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h, reaching 35 to 55 km/h along the coastal fringe. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Forecast for Lismore (28.8127°S, 153.2787°E, 21m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 17° 17° 17° 16° 17° 17° 16° Maximum 27° 28° 29° 29° 29° 28° 29° Chance of rain 90% 50% 50% 60% 50% 90% 90% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 19
Wind direction S S SSE SSE S SE S SE SSE SE SSE SE SSE SE Relative humidity 76% 57% 78% 51% 77% 50% 79% 48% 78% 49% 82% 52% 87% 58% Dew point 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 20°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Lismore (28.8127°S, 153.2787°E, 21m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:11am EDT 6:35am EDT 7:25pm EDT 7:50pm EDT 10:51pm EDT 11:07am EDT Waning gibbous Last quarter Feb 26 New moon Mar 07 First quarter Mar 14 Full moon Mar 21
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 27 28 29 29 29 28 29
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 5 5 0 5 5 5 10