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Friday: SW 35 kts
Saturday: N increasing 20/30 kts
Sunday: N/NW 20/30 kts
Monday: N/NW 15/25 kts

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Friday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching 35 knots at times. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres by early evening. Saturday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 10/20 knots in the early morning, shifting northerly around midday. Winds increasing to 20/30 knots late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres in the evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 2/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly early in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing to 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres offshore. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/2 metres.

Issued Fri 16:05 EST

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

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