Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Monday: Southwesterly 10/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Below 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to northwesterly below 1 metre.Issued Sun 16:05 EST
15:15 EST On Friday the dark clouds gave way to blue skies, and the devastating winds abated, but the reprieve was short lived.