East to southeasterly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming southerly 10/15 knots in the afternoon and reaching 20 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore. Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots in the middle of the day then tending southerly 15/20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Fri 04:00 WST
18:30 EDT Friday 13th has lived up to its reputation for bad luck in regard to severe weather as thunderstorms, hail, heat and damaging wind gusts have all featured, throughout the country.