Southerly 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 2/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1/1.5 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Sunday: Northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/25 knots during the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre.Issued Fri 04:10 EDT
05:56 EDT Dr Rob Gordon has worked with survivors of fires, floods, earthquakes and droughts; he's seen more devastation in his career than you'd care to imagine.