Thursday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching 20/25 knots offshore north of Beachport. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Beachport. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Friday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres.Issued Thu 16:10 CDT
16:04 EDT The swirls, twists, and curtains of light of the aurora australis were visible from the Australian and New Zealand mainland overnight.