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Saturday: SE increasing 25/33 kts
Sunday: S increasing 33/40 kts

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Southeasterly 20/25 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots during the afternoon and evening mostly offshore. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 25/33 knots, increasing to 33/40 knots in southern offshore waters. Winds above 48 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 6m. Outlook Monday: Above 64 knots possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Low. Seas: Seas and swell exceeding 8m.

Issued Sat 00:03 EST

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

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