Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east during the afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres. Outlook Monday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Southerly 10/15 knots tending south to southeasterly around 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon or evening.Issued Sun 10:36 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.