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Northwesterly 20/30 knots tending westerly around the middle of the day. Wind easing to 20/25 knots later in the day. Wind tending northwesterly at 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the south early in the morning. Winds turning westerly 20/25 knots before dawn. Seas: 1/2 metres. Outlook Friday: Westerly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres.Issued Wed 10:47 EST
10:40 EST It is feared it could take Hunter region oyster growers up to three years to recover from April's devastating storm.