Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Norah Head in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore south of Port Stephens, extending throughout during the late afternoon and evening. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Thu 07:01 EST
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