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forecast windsTuesday: SE/NE 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SE/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: E 10 kts
Southeast to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre by early evening. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Southeast to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.Issued Tue 05:21 EST
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE
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