Tournament host Annika Sorenstam shot 75 to share sixth place on a windy day at the Barseback course.
Nocera, the only player to break par with a 69, finished one shot ahead of Minea Blomqvist (72), Suzann Pettersen (72) and Carin Koch (74), who tied for third. Sorenstam was tied for sixth with fellow Swede Helen Alfredsson.
``It was horrible, no fun at all,'' Sorenstam said. ``It was a really tough day -- it was windy, rainy and cold. I just wanted to finish and have a cup of coffee in the clubhouse.''
The cut came at 10 over -- the highest of the year on the Ladies European Tour (LET).
Neumann, who won the 1988 U.S. Open to become the first Swedish major winner, finished at 2-under 142. She birdied the first hole, but bogeyed the third when she missed a short putt, and did the same on the fifth hole.
The wind picked up and Neumann bogeyed the eighth, the first of five seaside holes.
``I hit my tee shot and the ball went out to the right and into the trees,'' Neumann said. ``It was really a battle out there today.''
Neumann made another bogey on the 13th, then birdied three straight holes before finishing with a total of six bogeys.
The 39-year-old Neumann has played well recently, finishing tied for fifth in last week's Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale, the final major of the year.
Sorenstam had an up-and-down round that included four birdies, five bogeys and one double-bogey on the 16th.
``I don't know what happened there,'' Sorenstam said. ``I played the 15th well and I felt good on the (16th) tee when I hit the ball, but when I looked up I saw the ball going into the trees.''
Last year, Sorenstam won the event, then known as the HP Open.
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