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forecast winds

Thursday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Saturday: N 10/15 kts

forecast

Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Friday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 0.5 metres, increasing to below 1 metre outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning.

Issued Thu 10:00 EST

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

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