Saturday: Westerly 20/30 knots easing to west to southwesterly 20/25 knots around midnight. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3.5/4.5 metres. Weather: Possible isolated thunderstorms south of Kangaroo Island. Sunday: West to southwesterly 20/25 knots, turning west to northwesterly during the afternoon and increasing to 20/30 knots from the west during the afternoon. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres, decreasing to 2.5/3.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: Westerly 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/20 knots during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres. Outlook Tuesday: Westerly 10/15 knots turning south to southwesterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3/5 metres.Issued Sat 22:01 CDT
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.