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Tuesday: SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 30 kts
Thursday: SE 25/30 kts

forecast

Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Wednesday: Southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Tue 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ESE

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