Friday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms this evening. Saturday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15/25 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Outlook Sunday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots tending east to southeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore early in the morning. Outlook Monday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming easterly about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.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.