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Wednesday: W 15/25 kts
Thursday: W/SW 25 kts
Friday: E/NE 15/20 kts


Wednesday: West to northwesterly 10/20 knots tending westerly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre. Thursday: West to southwesterly 10/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the morning, shifting northwest to westerly during the afternoon then variable 5/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre from midday. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Friday: East to northeasterly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres.

Issued Wed 10:06 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, W

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