Wednesday: Westerly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots in the evening. Winds turning southwesterly in the evening. Seas: 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres east of Albany during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres. Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots east of Albany early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 15/25 knots in the morning turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening. Seas: 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 5/7 metres. Outlook Friday: Variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 4/6 metres.Issued Wed 10:00 WST
11:38 EST While much of the country has been enjoying balmy winter days under a broad high pressure system, the far southeastern corner has been experiencing strong, brisk winds and showers throughout most of the week.