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forecast winds

Monday: Variable 10 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 10 kts
Wednesday: SE increasing 10/15 kts

forecast

Monday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Tuesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Mon 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 0.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE

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09:57 EDT

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