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forecast winds

Monday: E 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E/SE increasing 15/20 kts
Wednesday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E 10/15 kts

forecast

Monday: Easterly 10/15 knots, tending northeasterly inshore during the rest of the afternoon and early evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots during the late morning or early afternoon. Winds tending east to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon and early evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Easterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Mon 15:50 EST

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

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