West to southwesterly 15/20 knots turning west to northwesterly during the afternoon and increasing to 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres, decreasing to 3/3.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Monday: Westerly 15/20 knots, becoming west to northwesterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Outlook Tuesday: West to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres during the morning.Issued Sun 05:11 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.