Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Macquarie. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Swell: South to southeasterly 2.5/3 metres. Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: South to southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2 metres.Issued Sat 16:05 EST
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