|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Northeasterly 10/15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day then tending easterly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to northeasterly 15/25 knots shifting south to southeasterly 20/25 knots from the west from late afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots turning easterly 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2 metres.Issued Fri 04:01 WST
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.