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Wednesday: W/SW 20 kts
Thursday: W 20/30 kts
Friday: W 20/30 kts

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Tuesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Stephens. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 2 metres. Wednesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Norah Head during the morning and early afternoon. Becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly 20/30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 20/25 knots during the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre, tending south to southwesterly 1/2 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 22:15 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, S

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