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Wednesday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Thursday: N 15/20 kts
Friday: N 10/15 kts
Saturday: NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/20 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northerly 10/15 knots tending northwesterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Wed 22:24 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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