|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Saturday: West to southwesterly 15/25 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Sunday: West to northwesterly 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots in the south early in the morning then easing to around 15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre in the evening. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 15/20 knots tending westerly in the middle of the day then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Outlook Tuesday: Southerly winds below 10 knots tending north to northwesterly 10/15 knots early morning then shifting south to southwesterly during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Outlook Wednesday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots turning south to southeasterly in the afternoon and dropping below 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre.Issued Sat 22:01 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.