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forecast winds

Sunday: SE 15/20 kts
Monday: SE 15/20 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 10/15 kts
Tuesday: E/SE 10/15 kts

forecast

Saturday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening. Winds tending east to southeasterly inshore during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly below 1 metre.

Issued Sat 15:50 EST

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

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