News from Astrolabe Reef this morning is that Rena has survived the night but is lively - listed 23 degrees to starboard, rolling in the heavy North-easterly swell and 5 degrees 'bow down' on the reef.
Containers and timber in the water are drifting out in to the Bay of Plenty in the 40 knot South south-easterly gale. One the AM's sources predicts Rena will be free of the Astrolabe Reef sometime mid-Sunday.
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