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The Byron Bay Directional Waverider lies about 11.6 km (6.28 nautical miles) off the coast of New South Wales in the Coral Sea which is part of the South Pacific Ocean (show New South Wales on map).
A waverider is a device deployed at sea for wave height measurement. It is typically a bouy which floats on the surface of the water and is anchored to the sea bed.They can provide a focal point for the aggregation of certain pelagic fish species in the warmer months. In particular, Dolphinfish or Mahi Mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) are particularly well known as being attracted to them and to fish attracting devices (FADs).
In the near vicinity of the Byron Bay Directional Waverider the water depth ranges from about 72.6 to 64.4 metres deep (about 35.2 to 39.7 fathoms / 211 to 238 feet).
The nearest Australian towns, villages or cities to the Byron Bay Directional Waverider are the town of Lennox Head (show me), the city of Ballina (show me) and the town of Suffolk Park (show me).
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen dolphin fish at Byron Bay Directional Waverider (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Byron Bay Directional Waverider? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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