Messy conditions today in the wake of the east coast low, but things should improve over the weekend.
The strong overnight onshore has moved to the north-west, with a further swing to the west predicted and strong offshores forecast for Saturday.
The swell should clean up overnight and there should be plenty of it over the weekend.
Friday until midnight: Wind: E/SE 25/33 knots tending NE/NW 20/30 knots this morning and easing to 20/25 knots in the afternoon. Sea: 2 to 3 metres. Swell: E/SE 3 to 4 metres. Heavy rain, easing later.
Saturday: Wind: W/SW 20/25 knots. Sea: 2 to 2.5 metres. Swell: E about 3 metres.
Sunday Outlook: Wind: SW/SE 15/20 knots.
Monday Outlook: Wind: SW/SE 10/15 knots.