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Tuesday: SW 15/20 kts
Wednesday: N/NE 20/30 kts
Thursday: W/SW 20/30 kts

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Southwesterly 15/20 knots easing to 10/15 knots by early afternoon. Winds becoming variable below 10 knots in the evening and tending northeasterly 10/15 knots inshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far east. Outlook Wednesday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/25 knots early morning and tending north to northeasterly 20/30 knots by late morning. Winds shifting westerly 15/25 knots in the west in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: North to northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday, then tending northeasterly 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Thursday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly 20/30 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 10:56 EST

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

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