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Tuesday: SW 10/15 kts
Wednesday: N 15/25 kts
Thursday: NW 15/25 kts

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Tuesday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots shifting east to northeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing to 0.5 metres around midday, then increasing to below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore. Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning northerly 15/25 knots early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 15/25 knots becoming variable about 10 knots around midday then becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore.

Issued Tue 10:11 EDT

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

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06:34 EDT

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