|Swell height||Districts with warnings||3pm forecast wind|
Thursday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1/2 metres offshore. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/3 metres. Friday: West to southwesterly 10/15 knots becoming south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the late afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Saturday: Northwest to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming westerly 10/15 knots in the morning then turning northerly in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: West to southwesterly 2/3 metres. Outlook Sunday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots shifting south to southwesterly 25/35 knots during the day. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Westerly 1.5/2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2/3 metres during the evening. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms.Issued Thu 16:02 WST
13:15 EST Some farmers took too long to realise the extent of frost damage to their crops, according to one consultant.