Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Westerly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the east during the day. Winds decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning then shifting southerly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far west.Issued Fri 05:10 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.