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Wednesday: SE 25/30 kts
Thursday: SE 25/30 kts
Friday: SE 20/30 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots decreasing to 20/25 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 22:39 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, ESE

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