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Thursday: NW/NE 35 kts
Friday: NW/NE 15/25 kts
Saturday: W/NW 15/20 kts

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Wednesday: Northerly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore. Thursday: Northeasterly 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the late evening. Reaching up to 35 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres, tending northeasterly 2/4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots tending northwest to northeasterly 15/25 knots in the early morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon.

Issued Wed 22:16 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, NE

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