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Wednesday: E/SE 10 kts
Thursday: E/NE 10/15 kts
Friday: NW/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots, tending east to northeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Thursday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots, reaching 10/15 knots inshore in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northwest to northeast 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

Issued Wed 10:00 EST

Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 0.5m

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