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forecast winds

Wednesday: SE 20 kts
Thursday: E/SE increasing 10/15 kts
Friday: E/NE 10 kts

forecast

Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Wednesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Cape Sidmouth during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day then increasing to 10/15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 16:09 EST

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

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