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Wednesday: W 35 kts
Thursday: N 20/30 kts
Friday: NW 25/30 kts

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Northwesterly 25/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres in the far west. Outlook Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the far west early in the morning. Winds tending southwesterly 20/30 knots in the morning then decreasing to 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres in the far west. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 15/25 knots before dawn then becoming northerly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: West to southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northwesterly 25/30 knots tending westerly 20/30 knots during the morning then turning north to northwesterly 15/20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the morning.

Issued Tue 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW

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