Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Yamba in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Yamba. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions in the morning are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore north of Yamba. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms in the morning.Issued Mon 04:10 EST
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