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forecast winds

Sunday: SE 20 kts
Monday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 15/20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/25 kts

forecast

Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times. Winds turning easterly in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Monday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres outside the reef. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Easterly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Sun 15:50 EST

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

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