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Tuesday: N 15/20 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 25 kts
Thursday: N/NW 20/30 kts


Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots south of Yamba in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots south of Cape Byron in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Tue 11:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, S

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