Saturday: North to northeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres. Sunday: Northerly 15/25 knots shifting west to southwesterly around the middle of the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by evening. Swell: Easterly 1.5/2.5 metres. 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 15/25 knots shifting northeasterly 10/15 knots during the day then tending northerly 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly 2 metres, tending easterly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Sat 11:02 EDT
20:20 EDT Disaster officials in Vanuatu say the death toll could rise as they establish the full extent of damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Lusi.