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forecast winds

Thursday: Variable 10 kts
Friday: Variable 10 kts
Saturday: W/SW 10 kts
Sunday: W/SW 10/15 kts

forecast

Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Cape Sidmouth during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 15:50 EST

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

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