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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Thursday: NW 20/30 kts
Friday: NW 20/30 kts
Saturday: N/NE 10/15 kts

forecast

Wednesday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots about Banks Strait. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, reaching 2.5/3 metres about Banks Strait. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots tending north to northwesterly in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the evening. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W

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