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forecast winds

Friday: S/SE 20/25 kts
Saturday: S/SE increasing 15/20 kts
Sunday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

South to southeasterly 20/25 knots, decreasing to 15/20 knots around midday. Winds becoming 10/15 knots and east to southeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, increasing to 15/20 knots south of Cape Bowling Green in the late afternoon. Winds tending east to southeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Fri 04:45 EST

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

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