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forecast winds

Thursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: SW 30 kts
Saturday: SW 20/30 kts
Sunday: S/SE 30 kts

forecast

Northerly 15/20 knots turning northwesterly later this evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Maroochydore by early evening. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre inshore, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore during the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Winds decreasing to 15/20 knots through the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/2 metres inshore, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore.

Issued Thu 15:50 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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