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forecast winds

Monday: SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: SE 20 kts
Wednesday: SE 15/25 kts
Thursday: SE 20/30 kts

forecast

Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Tuesday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Cape Bowling Green during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Wednesday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

Issued Mon 15:50 EST

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

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