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forecast winds

Friday: W/NW 30 kts
Saturday: W 15/25 kts
Sunday: N/NE 15/25 kts

forecast

Thursday: West to northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northerly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots reaching up to 30 knots offshore at times. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: North to northeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore around midday. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Thu 22:58 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, NNE

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