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Saturday: S/SW 25/35 kts
Sunday: S/SW 35 kts
Monday: N 15/20 kts
Tuesday: W 10/15 kts


South to southwesterly 25/35 knots. Seas: Around 4 metres. Swell: Southerly 5/6 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 35 knots early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 15/25 knots in the afternoon and 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 4/5 metres. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots in the middle of the day then tending northwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Norah Head during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 4 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5/4 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 2/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning south to southwesterly below 10 knots during the morning then becoming variable during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Sat 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 6.0m, S

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10:18 EST

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