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Wednesday: S/SE 30 kts
Thursday: NE 10/15 kts
Friday: E/NE increasing 15/20 kts

forecast

Tuesday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots. A late southerly change 15/25 knots in the far south. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: North to northeasterly around 1 metre. Wednesday: South to southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Port Macquarie early in the morning. Winds turning east to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. 1st. Swell: Southeasterly below 0.5 metres, tending southerly 1/1.5 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: North to northeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northerly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore south of Crowdy Head during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.

Issued Tue 22:00 EDT

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

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