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forecast winds

Thursday: Variable 10 kts
Friday: S/SE 20/25 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Friday: Variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 20/25 knots from the south before dawn, before easing to 15/20 knots during the late afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 16:59 EST

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

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