Page last updated: 5:12PM Saturday November 01, 2014
Increasing high cloud. Northwesterlies picking up.
Brief morning rain,then fine with fresh northwest.
Sunny spells. Westerlies dying.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest rising to 25 knots this evening, and to 35 knots Sunday 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 Sunday 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.