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Friday: W 20 kts
Saturday: W 30 kts
Sunday: W/SW 20/25 kts
Monday: W 20/25 kts

forecast

Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Port Stephens in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Port Stephens. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/25 knots in the morning then tending west to southwesterly 20/25 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Monday: Westerly 20/25 knots turning southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres.

Issued Fri 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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