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Wednesday: SE 15/20 kts
Thursday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Friday: SE 10/15 kts

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Tuesday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: 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 Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef during the afternoon. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 22:39 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, ENE

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13:24 EST

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