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Thursday: E/SE 20 kts
Friday: SE 20 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Thursday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the morning. Light southwesterly winds inshore early. Inshore afternoon seabreezes 10 to15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Bowling Green during the afternoon and evening. Inshore afternoon seabreezes 10 to15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Thu 10:00 EST

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

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