Page last updated: 6:01AM Monday April 27, 2015
Occasional rain. Strong or gale northeasterlies.
Periods of rain, easing afternoon. Early SW change.
Mainly fine, strong NW develops. Late showers with SW.
Showers clearing and southwesterlies easing.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 25 knots but 35 knots south of Cape Palliser, rising to 35 knots everywhere around midday. Rising to northeast 45 knots in the north for a time this afternoon and evening.Easing to northerly 25 knots everywhere Monday evening. Sea becoming high in the north for a time. Easterly swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, with heavy falls possible during the afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Change early Tuesday southwest 25 knots, easing Tuesday afternoon 15 knots. Becoming Wednesday morning northwest 30 knots, changing late Wednesday southwest 30 knots,easing late Thursday 20 knots. Moderate northeast swell easing Tuesday. Moderate southwest swell developing Tuesday, becoming heavy Thursday.