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Wednesday: W 20/30 kts
Thursday: N/NW 20/30 kts
Friday: W/SW 20/30 kts

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West to northwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of King Island. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 20/30 knots shifting southwesterly during the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots around midday and to 10/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres south of King Island. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots shifting northerly 15/25 knots early in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 20/30 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Friday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots turning north to northwesterly 15/25 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending westerly 2/3 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW

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