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Wednesday: S 25 kts
Thursday: N 10/15 kts
Friday: NW 15/20 kts

forecast

Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning, then tending 2/2.5 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10/15 knots in the early afternoon then tending northwesterly in the evening. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Yamba in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: South to southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 04:10 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SSE

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