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Friday: W 30 kts
Saturday: N/NW increasing 20/30 kts
Sunday: W 20/30 kts

forecast

Westerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the east until the early afternoon. Winds tending west to southwesterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening, then decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Westerly around 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 20/25 knots during the morning and increasing to 20/30 knots during the afternoon. Winds tending west to northwesterly during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the morning, then increasing to 2/3 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres offshore. Outlook Sunday: Westerly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the morning then turning northerly during the day. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, tending westerly 2.5/3 metres during the morning.

Issued Fri 10:26 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 3.0m, SW

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