Miserable conditions in the surf today, and not much hope for the weekend.

Northerlies have flattened out the swell and onshores are forecast for the weekend.

Friday until midnight: Wind: N/NE 20/25 knots. Sea: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Swell: SE 1 to 1.5 metres. Chance thunderstorms.

Saturday: Wind: N/NE 20/25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots in the afternoon. Sea: 1.5 to 2.5 metres rising 2 to 3 metres in the afternoon. Swell: E/SE 1 to 1.5 metres.

Sunday Outlook: Wind: NW 10/20 knots shifting SE 10/20 knots, then tending N/NE 10/20 later.

Monday Outlook: Wind: N 10/15 knots increasing to 20/30 knots later.