|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Thursday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Friday: Easterly 10/15 knots turning southeasterly in the early afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres. Outlook Saturday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres.Issued Thu 10:00 WST
15:05 EDT Farmers across much of New Zealand are in great need of rain, but there are one or two great systems on the way.