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forecast winds

Thursday: S 20 kts
Friday: W 15/20 kts
Saturday: W/NW 15/20 kts

forecast

Southerly around 20 knots easing to around 15 knots by early afternoon and tending southwesterly this evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Westerly 2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2.5 metres around midday. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: West to northwesterly 15/20 knots tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres.

Issued Thu 10:25 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW

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