|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Sun 04:01 WST
15:15 EST On Friday the dark clouds gave way to blue skies, and the devastating winds abated, but the reprieve was short lived.