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Friday: SE 30 kts
Saturday: SE increasing 25/33 kts
Sunday: S/SE 33/45 kts

forecast

Friday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots during the afternoon and evening. Winds may reach up to 40 knots offshore, in the late afternoon and evening. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres outside the reef, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 33/45 knots turning east to northeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: 2/4 metres, increasing to 4/6 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Northeast to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres outside the reef.

Issued Fri 10:20 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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