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forecast windsTuesday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: SW 20/30 kts
Thursday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Monday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, tending southeast to southwesterly north of Cowell to Wallaroo and west to southwesterly south of Port Neill to Port Victoria, decreasing to 10/15 knots throughout during the evening. Seas: 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Tuesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending southwest to southeasterly about 10 knots north of Port Neill to Port Victoria. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots turning southwesterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo.Issued Mon 22:00 CDT
Seas: Up to 1.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, W
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