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forecast windsTuesday: NE increasing 15/20 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 20/30 kts
Thursday: W/SW 10/15 kts
Monday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Tuesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Winds increasing to 15/20 knots south and west of Kangaroo Island during the morning, then extending throughout in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Wednesday: North to northeasterly 20/30 knots shifting westerly in the morning then decreasing to 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening, then tending west to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres later in the evening. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending southeast to southwesterly below 10 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Mon 22:00 CDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SW
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