North Tropical Waters Marine Weather Overview
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forecast windsWednesday: E/NE increasing 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: N/NW 10/15 kts
Saturday: N 10/15 kts
Wednesday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending north to northeasterly below 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northerly 10/15 knots becoming northeasterly about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 15:50 EST
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m
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