Page last updated: 3:02AM Sunday November 02, 2014
High cloud. Northwesterlies strengthening.
Brief morning rain,then fine with fresh northwest.
Sunny spells. Westerlies dying.
Fine spells, few showers. Southeasterlies.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 25 knots, rising to 40 knots late this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Northwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, 3 metres developing. Westerly swell in the east, 2 metres at times. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Monday morning westerly 25 knots, dying out Tuesday. Developing late Tuesday southeast 15 knots and rising Wednesday 30 knots with rough sea.Southwest swell becoming heavy in the west Monday, easing Tuesday. Moderate northwest swell, easing Monday.