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forecast winds

Saturday: E/SE 20/30 kts
Sunday: SE increasing 25/35 kts
Monday: SE locally 64 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres north of Creal Reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots south of Gannet Cay, increasing to 25/35 knots north of Gannet Cay. Winds north of Creal Reef may exceed 48 knots, depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 6m. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 30/40 knots, possibly exceeding 64 knots north of Creal Reef, depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m.

Issued Sat 00:03 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, N

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