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Saturday: E/SE 30 kts
Sunday: SE 25 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending east to southeasterly 15/20 knots during the early afternoon. Winds briefly reaching up to 30 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Bowling Green during the morning. Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 10:54 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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Last significant rain for weeks in the nation's southwest

14:25 EST

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Wild Surf Batters the East Coast

10:18 EST

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