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Thursday: W 20/30 kts
Friday: SW 20/30 kts
Saturday: W 10 kts

forecast

West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending westerly 20/30 knots around midday, then turning southwesterly in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/25 knots early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre offshore.

Issued Thu 05:05 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, W

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