North to northwesterly 15/25 knots, turning westerly during the morning and reaching 30 knots at times. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1.5/2 metres. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms. Caution: Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Monday: Westerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15/20 knots in the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 2 metres, tending easterly 1.5/2 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Northerly 15/20 knots tending northwesterly during the morning then turning north to northeasterly during the day. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore north of Moruya Heads during the evening. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening.Issued Sun 04:10 EDT
18:14 EDT New Zealand's weather bureau has issued strong wind and gale force wind warnings as ex-tropical cyclone Lusi moves over the North Island.