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Wednesday: N/NW increasing 20/25 kts
Thursday: W/SW 15/20 kts
Friday: S/SW 10/15 kts

forecast

North to northwesterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots early in the morning and further increasing to 20/25 knots by midday. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore ahead of a southwesterly change 20/30 knots in the late afternoon and evening with squalls of around 40 knots likely with the change. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres in the west. Outlook Thursday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southwesterly during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.

Issued Wed 05:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW

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