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Wednesday: S/SW 25/35 kts
Thursday: S/SW 15/20 kts
Friday: W 20/25 kts

forecast

South to southwesterly 25/35 knots easing to 25/30 knots during the morning and to 20/30 knots by late afternoon. Wind easing further to 20/25 knots during the late evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Outlook Thursday: South to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending west to southwesterly during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Outlook Friday: Westerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.

Issued Wed 05:10 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, SW

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