Friday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms south of Port Stephens this evening. Saturday: Northerly 15/20 knots shifting south to southeasterly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Port Stephens early in the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore south of Norah Head around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore south of Port Stephens, extending throughout from the early morning. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms, contracting north of Norah Head in the afternoon. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming easterly about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms.Issued Fri 16:07 EDT
18:30 EDT Friday 13th has lived up to its reputation for bad luck in regard to severe weather as thunderstorms, hail, heat and damaging wind gusts have all featured, throughout the country.