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Thursday: S 10/15 kts
Friday: SW 10 kts
Saturday: NE 15/20 kts


Southerly 10/15 knots turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, tending westerly 3/4 metres during the morning, then tending southwesterly 4 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, then tending westerly 2.5/3 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Saturday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Westerly 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2.5/3 metres during the morning.

Issued Thu 05:10 EDT

Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 4.0m, W

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