Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Innisfail in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Innisfail in the late evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. Outlook Tuesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the evening.Issued Sat 22:00 EST
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