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forecast winds

Tuesday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 20 kts
Thursday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 15/25 kts

forecast

East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.

Issued Tue 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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