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Friday: W/NW 30 kts
Saturday: W 20/30 kts
Sunday: N 15/25 kts

forecast

Thursday: Northeasterly 10/15 knots turning east to southeasterly in the late evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. 1st. Swell: Westerly 3/5 metres. 2nd. Swell: East to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots tending south to southwesterly during the morning then tending westerly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. West to northwesterly winds increasing to 15/25 knots during the evening and reaching up to 30 knots in the far west at night. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Westerly 3/4 metres, tending southwesterly 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots turning north to northwesterly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots tending northwesterly during the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres.

Issued Thu 22:00 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, SW

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