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Thursday: SW 40 kts
Friday: S/SW 40 kts
Saturday: SW 15/20 kts

forecast

Wednesday: West to southwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 40 knots offshore. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres by evening. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 40 knots offshore, easing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. 1st. Swell: Southerly 4/5 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Norah Head.

Issued Wed 22:35 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, S

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