Westerly 20/30 knots, decreasing to 15/25 knots in the afternoon then tending west to northwesterly 15/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/4 metres. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 20/30 knots turning westerly 15/25 knots in the morning then decreasing to 10/20 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1/2 metres by early evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/4 metres. Outlook Tuesday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 1.5/2.5 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres south of King Island.Issued Sun 05:01 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.