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Monday: SE 64 kts
Tuesday: SE 64 kts
Wednesday: NE 15/25 kts

forecast

Sunday: East to southeasterly 20/30 knots south of Gannet Cay, increasing to 25/35 knots north of Gannet Cay, increasing further to 35/45 knots north of Creal Reef. Winds in the far north may exceed 48 knots, depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 6m. Monday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots south of Gannet Cay, increasing to 35/45 knots north of Gannet Cay, increasing further to 40/50 knots north of Creal Reef. Winds in the far north may exceed 64 knots, depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots south of Gannet Cay, increasing to 30/40 knots north of Gannet Cay, increasing further to 40/50 knots north of Creal Reef. Winds in the far north may exceed 64 knots, depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres north of Creal Reef. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Creal Reef.

Issued Sun 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 8.0m
Swell: Up to 8.0m

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