East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms offshore from early this afternoon, extending throughout later this afternoon and evening. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre outside the reef. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms from the early afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre outside the reef.Issued Fri 04:45 EST
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