West to southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Northeasterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Outlook Monday: West to northwesterly grading from around 15 knots in the north to 20/30 knots in the south easing late in the day and evening to be variable around 10 knots in the north and west to southwesterly 10/15 knots in the south. Seas: 1/2 metres, reaching 3 metres in the south, abating below 1.5 metres by the evening. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres abating to around 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre. Outlook Tuesday: Variable winds below 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10/15 knots from the west during the morning then west to southwesterly 15/25 knots in the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the far west during the afternoon or evening. Swell: South to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Swell: Easterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre.Issued Sun 05:10 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.