|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching 25 knots in the far south. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Monday: West to southwesterly 15/20 knots tending south to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Tuesday: South to southwesterly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly before dawn. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 0.5 metres. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Sun 16:40 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.