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Tuesday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: E 15/20 kts
Thursday: SE 15/25 kts

forecast

Tuesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning and early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Tue 10:00 EST

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

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