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Friday: S/SW 30/40 kts
Saturday: SW 15/25 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts

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Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5 metres offshore. Friday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots tending northeast to southeasterly 20/30 knots in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 30/40 knots in the early afternoon. Winds easing to 20/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the late morning, then tending easterly 2 metres by early evening. 2nd. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. 1st. Swell: Easterly 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then tending southeasterly 1.5 metres around midday. 2nd. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming northerly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Inshore afternoon seabreezes. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. 1st. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre. 2nd. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Thu 22:00 EDT

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, E

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