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Tuesday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Wednesday: W/NW 20/30 kts
Thursday: N/NW 15/20 kts
Friday: W 15/25 kts

forecast

West to northwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: West to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning then decreasing to 5/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre. Outlook Friday: Northerly 15/20 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre.

Issued Tue 22:00 EST

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

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18:04 EST

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