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Friday: N/NE 20/30 kts
Saturday: N 15/25 kts
Sunday: SW 20/30 kts


Friday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Norah Head during the afternoon. Saturday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting southwesterly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots turning southerly during the morning then decreasing to 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. 1st. Swell: South to southwesterly below 0.5 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Fri 10:18 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, NE

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