Friday: Southerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Byron in the evening. Winds turning southwesterly in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres south of Cape Byron. Swell: South to southeasterly 2.5/3 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Saturday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2/2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Fri 16:05 EST
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