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Friday: N 25/30 kts
Saturday: N 35 kts
Sunday: S/SW 25/30 kts
Monday: SW 20/30 kts


Friday: Northerly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Port Stephens. Saturday: Northerly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore north of Norah Head during the morning. Winds shifting south to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the late morning then becoming southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. 2nd. Swell: Southeast to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port Stephens by early evening. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots tending south to southwesterly 25/30 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. 1st. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then increasing to 3/4 metres by early evening. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Monday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots tending west to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning then turning southerly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres.

Issued Fri 22:00 EDT

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

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