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Banks Strait Marine Weather Overview

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Thursday: W 25/35 kts
Friday: W/SW 20/30 kts
Saturday: W 15/25 kts
Sunday: W/SW 15/20 kts


Thursday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots tending westerly in the evening at 25/35 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Friday: Westerly 20/30 knots tending southwesterly 15/25 knots early in the morning then west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the early afternoon. Winds becoming variable about Banks Strait in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres about Banks Strait around midday. 2nd. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres around midday. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then decreasing to below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northwest to southwesterly below 1 metre.

Issued Thu 16:05 EDT

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, S

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