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forecast winds

Wednesday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E 10/15 kts
Friday: E 10/15 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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Weather News

Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

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One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.

Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.