Page last updated: 11:12PM Monday November 24, 2014
Increasing high cloud. Northwest strengthens.
Fine. Strong northwest.
Fine, increasing high cloud. Northwesterlies.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Westerly 15 knots but northerly 25 knots north of Kaikoura, easing to variable 10 knots everywhere this morning. Northeast 20 knots developing this afternoon,rising to northerly 35 knots but 45 knots in the north this evening. Sea becoming high in the north.Southwest swell 1 metre dying out. Northeast swell 1 metre developing.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning northwest 25 knots everywhere with rough sea. Changing Friday southwest 25 knots, easing later 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Friday.