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Thursday: NW 25/30 kts
Friday: SW 40 kts
Saturday: W/SW 15/25 kts
Sunday: S/SW 15/20 kts

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Thursday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Friday: Westerly 25/30 knots, tending southwesterly during the early morning at 25/35 knots, reaching up to 40 knots offshore, then tending south to southwesterly in the afternoon at 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. 1st. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots tending north to northeasterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending south to southwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting east to northeasterly 5/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore.

Issued Thu 16:05 EDT

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

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