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    Published on 27-12-2003 09:15 PM

    Report prepared by: M.C. Double

    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 15:45.
    Sea conditions: to 1.5m SE
    Swell: SE to 1.5m.
    Weather: Overcast, cloud persisting during the day.
    Wind: SE 10-15kts
    Sea surface temperature: 23C.
    Primary chumming location: Not applicable.
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    Published on 27-09-2003 09:14 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 14:30.
    Sea conditions: WSW to 2m at first, rising 2.5-3.5m W later.
    Swell: SE to 0.5m decreasing.
    Weather: Partly cloudy with sunny intervals.
    Temperature range: 17.4 to 20.4C.
    Barometric pressure: 1008 HPa rising.
    Wind: Variable WSW 20 kts at first, backing to W 35-40 kts by mid morning.
    Sea surface temperature: 16.8 to 18.0C.
    Primary chumming location: none due to adverse conditions.
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    Published on 26-07-2003 09:09 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:20 returned at approx. 15:30.
    Sea conditions: to 2.0 to 3.0m W to WSW later.
    Swell: S to 0.5m.
    Weather: Bright sunshine all day.
    Temperature range: 10.2 to 16.6C.
    Barometric pressure: 1024 HPa rising.
    Wind: W 10kts at first, increasing to W 30kts by midday, easing to WSW 20kts later in the afternoon.
    Sea surface temperature: 16.5 to 18.6C.
    Primary chumming location: none due to sea conditions
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    Published on 13-07-2003 09:08 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 16:00.
    Sea conditions: to 1.5m NW.
    Swell: SE to 0.5m.
    Weather: Bright sunshine all day.
    Temperature range: 18.1 to 18.6C.
    Barometric pressure: 1030 HPa.
    Wind: NW 5kts at first, to WNW 10kts later in the afternoon.
    Sea surface temperature: 17.1 to 18.1C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 29 E 151 19.
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    Published on 28-06-2003 09:05 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    This trip was cancelled as a result of a monstrous 5 to 7m NE ground swell closing Wollongong Harbour. A substitute trip was conducted on July 13, 2003.
    Published on 24-05-2003 09:03 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:10 returned at approx. 15:10.
    Sea conditions: calm at first, peaking at 1.5 to 2.0m SSE in the late morning.
    Swell: S 1.5 to 2.0 m.
    Weather: Mostly overcast with occasional showers.
    Temperature range: 17.8 to 18.2C.
    Barometric pressure: 1016 HPa rising.
    Wind: Calm at first, SW 5 to 10 kts offshore, veering to SSE 15 20 kts later.
    Sea surface temperature: 19.8 to 21.2C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 28 E 151 15.
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    Published on 26-04-2003 09:02 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:15 returned at 16:00.
    Sea conditions: to 0.5m S at first, rising to 1.5m SE by mid-morning and to 2.0m SW in the afternoon.
    Swell: 2.0 to 3.0m SSE.
    Weather: mostly clear at first, with cloud building and heavy showers developing during the day but with sunny periods interspersed.
    Temperature range: 19.4 to 23.1C.
    Barometric pressure: 1026 falling.
    Wind: SW to 10 kts at first, SE to 15 kts by mid morning but easing and veering ENE 10 kts.
    Sea surface temperature: 22.8C to 24.0C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 33 E 151 20.
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    Published on 22-03-2003 08:59 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:15 returned at 16:00.
    Sea conditions: calm at first, to 1.0m SE by mid-morning and to 2.0m SW in the afternoon.
    Swell: southerly to 1.5m.
    Weather: mostly clear at first but with building cloud and heavy showers developing during the day. The rain periods were punctuated with some sunny periods however.
    Temperature range: 19.2 to 21.8C.
    Barometric pressure: 1017 rising.
    Wind: calm at first, SE 10 to 15 kts by mid morning, E 10 to 15 kts in the early afternoon and SW 15 to 20 kts in the late afternoon.
    Sea surface temperature: 19.2 to 24.8C.
    Primary chumming location: S 34 27 E 151 26.
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    Published on 22-02-2003 08:58 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 17:00.
    Sea conditions: calm.
    Swell: E 2 to 3m at first, to 5m later.
    Weather: Overcast with sea mist, some sunny periods in late afternoon.
    Temperature range: 22.4 to 25.9C.
    Barometric pressure: 1016 falling to 1006 HPa.
    Wind: calm at first, NNE 5 kts later.
    Sea surface temperature: 21.8 to 23.2C.
    Primary chumming location: None due to adverse current conditions.
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    Published on 25-01-2003 08:56 PM

    Report prepared by: P.J. Milburn.

    Departed: 07:15 returned at approx. 16:00.
    Sea conditions: NE to 0.5m at first and to 2.0m NE during the day.
    Swell: NE 1 to 2m.
    Weather: Brilliant sunshine.
    Temperature range: 22.8 to 27.5C.
    Barometric pressure: 1021 HPa falling.
    Wind: E 7 to 10kts at first, rising to NE 20 to 30 kts later.
    Sea surface temperature: 21.8 to 24.0C.

    Primary chumming location: None, several brief stops were made at different locations.
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