|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Northerly 15/25 knots turning westerly in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms with stronger squalls possible. Outlook Sunday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the south by early evening. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots shifting southwesterly in the afternoon and easing to 15/20 knots then tending southeasterly in the evening and easing to around 10 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon and 0.5 a metre at night. Outlook Tuesday: Variable about 10 knots tending northerly in the morning then becoming southwesterly 10/15 knots during afternoon before easing below 10 knots in the evening and tending southeasterly. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Sat 10:01 EDT
11:35 EDT New Zealand's weather bureau has issued strong wind and gale force wind warnings as Tropical Cyclone Lusi moves over the North Island.