Variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 5/10 knots in the morning then tending west to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the evening then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots during the evening although remain generally 10/15 knots in the far west. Afternoon inshore seabreezes in the west. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly below 1 metre offshore.Issued Tue 05:26 EDT
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