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Friday: SW 30 kts
Saturday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Sunday: W 10 kts

forecast

Thursday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots east of King Island in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Westerly around 1 metre, increasing to 2/2.5 metres south of King Island. Friday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting southwesterly during the day. Winds reaching up to 30 knots from the late morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore around midday. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Westerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres south of King Island.

Issued Thu 22:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, W

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