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Tuesday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/25 kts
Thursday: SE 15/25 kts
Friday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Tuesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 15/25 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots turning easterly during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Tue 15:53 EST

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

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