|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Thursday: Southerly 20/30 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, increasing to 2.5/3 metres by early evening. Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre. Friday: Southerly 15/20 knots becoming southeasterly about 10 knots in the morning then tending easterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then tending southerly 2/2.5 metres around midday. Outlook Saturday: Easterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/25 knots turning south to southwesterly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Northeasterly to easterly 1/1.5 metres.Issued Thu 16:05 EDT
16:04 EDT The swirls, twists, and curtains of light of the aurora australis were visible from the Australian and New Zealand mainland overnight.