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forecast winds

Monday: S 20 kts
Tuesday: N/NE 20 kts
Wednesday: N/NW 15/20 kts
Thursday: S 15/25 kts


Monday: Southerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Norah Head in the evening. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 4 metres. Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Port Stephens in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Mon 16:05 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, S

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