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Friday: N 20 kts
Saturday: N/NE 10/15 kts
Sunday: N/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Northerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Winds tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots from the west during the morning, then turning north to northeasterly during the 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 north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Fri 04:45 EST

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

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