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Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview

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forecast winds

Wednesday: NW 15 kts
Thursday: S change 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts


Wednesday: Northwesterly below 10 knots, tending 10/15 knots, reaching up to 15 knots offshore in the morning. Winds becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre by evening. Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots ahead of a southerly change in the late morning and afternoon. Winds tending south to southeasterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Crowdy Head during the morning.

Issued Wed 10:10 EDT

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

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