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Thursday: E/SE 20 kts
Friday: S/SE 15/20 kts
Saturday: SE 15/20 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Northwest to northeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre. Thursday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning east to southeasterly during the morning and early afternoon. Reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the late morning and afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef. Outlook Friday: East to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 15/20 knots before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres.

Issued Wed 22:07 EST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, E

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