Saturday: Northerly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres inshore. Sunday: Northerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore. Winds shifting south to southwesterly during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Monday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots shifting northerly in the late morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly 2 metres, tending easterly 2 metres before dawn, then decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Tuesday: North to northwesterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.Issued Sat 16:26 EDT
13:27 EDT Large and powerful surf is hitting parts of the east coast this weekend, creating dangerous conditions for much of the public, but great for experienced surfers.