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Wednesday: W 15/25 kts
Thursday: NW 25/30 kts
Friday: N 25/30 kts

forecast

Westerly 15/25 knots turning northwesterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1/3 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Outlook Thursday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Northerly 25/30 knots turning northwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Wed 05:00 EST

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

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