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Wednesday: Variable 10 kts
Thursday: S 10/15 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres through the Capricorn Channel. Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 04:45 EST

Seas: Up to 0.5m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, E

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