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Tuesday: W/NW increasing 15/20 kts
Wednesday: W 15/20 kts
Thursday: N 15/20 kts

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North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly during the late morning and early afternoon. Winds increasing to 15/20 knots south of Port Neil to Port Victoria by midday. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching 15/20 knots south of Port Neill to Port Victoria early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon then becoming northeasterly 10/15 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Cowell to Wallaroo. Outlook Thursday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning west to southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres south of Port Neill to Port Victoria.

Issued Tue 10:00 CST

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SSW

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