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Tuesday: NW 25 kts
Wednesday: N 25 kts
Thursday: NW 15/20 kts
Friday: N/NW 10/15 kts

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Tuesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Northerly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning northerly in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the morning and again in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Northwest to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning northerly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots shifting south to southeasterly during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northerly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 20:57 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, N

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