|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots west of Hopetoun in the evening. Winds turning westerly in the evening. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 4 metres. Sunday: Westerly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots east of Esperance early in the morning. Winds turning southwesterly 10/15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 3 metres around midday. Outlook Monday: Southeast to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres, increasing to 3/5 metres around midday. Outlook Tuesday: East to southeasterly 15/20 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres east of Hopetoun during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 4/5 metres.Issued Sat 16:10 WST
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.