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forecast winds

Saturday: Sea breeze 15/20 kts
Sunday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Monday: E 20/25 kts

forecast

Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots later this afternoon. Inshore seabreezes 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Sunday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Easterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots at times south of Townsville. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sat 13:27 EST

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

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