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forecast winds

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


Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Port Macquarie early in the morning. Winds tending north to northeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 10/15 knots shifting southerly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres south of Port Macquarie during the evening. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning.

Issued Tue 04:10 EDT

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

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