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Rain, some heavy falls. Gusty northerlies.
Rain, some heavy falls until evening. Strong N ly easing.
Rain easing to showers, then clearing. Light winds.
Increasing cloudy periods. Southwest breeze.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of Cape Foulwind: Northerly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this afternoon, then easing to westerly 20 knots this evening.Elsewhere: Northerly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this morning, then easing to westerly 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northwest swell rising to 4 metres. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in periods of rain, thundery at times in the south.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Sunday morning southwest 35 knots, then easing late Sunday morning 25 knots and Monday 15 knots. Rising late Tuesday westerly 25 knots. Very rough sea easing. Southwest swell, heavy at times. Heavy northerly swell, easing Sunday then dying away Monday.