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Issued at 04:04 on Sunday 18 August 2019. Valid for Sunday.

Valid from 04:04 on Sunday 18 August 2019 until 00:12 on Monday 19 August 2019.

Abel

Southeast 25 knots but 15 knots south of Separation point, easing to 15 knots everywhere this evening. Rough sea in the north, easing.Fair visibility in showers, clearing early morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northerly 15 knots and rising early Tuesday 25 knots with rough sea, changing late Tuesday northwest 20 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Brett

Northwest 20 knots. Changing southeast 15 knots this morning, rising to 35 knots early afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Southeast swell, 3 metres developing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing for a time. Poor visibility in showers, easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning easterly 20 knots, becoming Tuesday northerly 20 knots, changing late Tuesday to early Wednesday westerly 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southeast swell easing Tuesday.

Castlepoint

Southerly 30 knots, easing to southeast 15 knots this afternoon.Rough sea easing. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in showers, easing early morning, clearing afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northeast 15 knots, then rising late Monday northerly 25 knots and early Tuesday 35 knots in the south with very rough sea, easing Wednesday northwest 20 knots everywhere. Moderate southerly swell easing Monday.

Chalmers

Southwest 15 knots, becoming northwest 15 knots this morning, rising to northerly 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Fair visibility in showers, clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing Tuesday northwest 15 knots, and late Wednesday variable 10 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday. Moderate northeast swell developing Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Chatham Islands

Southwest 25 knots, easing to southerly 15 knots this evening. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell 3 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre, dying out.Fair visibility in showers, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning variable 10 knots, becoming early Tuesday northerly 15 knots and rising early Wednesday 30 knots, turning late Wednesday westerly 25 knots. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday. Moderate northerly swell developing Wednesday.

Colville

Northwest 20 knots. Changing southeast 30 knots this morning. Sea becoming rough. Southeast swell, 3 metres developing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing for a time. Poor visibility in showers, easing afternoon, then clearing evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning easterly 20 knots, becoming Tuesday northerly 20 knots, changing late Tuesday to early Wednesday westerly 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southeast swell easing Tuesday.

Conway

Southerly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots this morning, and to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening. Rough sea, easing. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres for a time.Fair visibility in showers, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots rising early Monday 25 knots in the north, and early Tuesday 30 knots everywhere, easing early Wednesday northwest 15 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Cook

Southerly 40 knots, easing to 30 knots this morning and to southeast 15 knots late evening. Very rough sea,easing.Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers,clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northerly 15 knots, then rising late Monday 25 knots and early Tuesday 35 knots with very rough sea, easing early Wednesday northwest 25 knots. Moderate southerly swell easing Monday.

Foveaux

Southwest 15 knots, changing northwest 15 knots this morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell, 3 metres easing. Fair visibility in showers, clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Monday afternoon northerly 25 knots, changing Tuesday westerly 25 knots,easing late Wednesday southeast 15 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time.Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Wednesday. Moderate northeast swell in the east developing Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Grey

Southeast 15 knots but 25 knots north of Abut Head, easing to variable 10 knots but southeast 15 knots in the north this morning and to variable 10 knots everywhere this afternoon. Rough sea in the north, easing. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Fair visibility in showers north of Cape Foulwind, clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Monday northerly 15 knots, then rising late Monday 25 knots and early Tuesday 35 knots with very rough sea,changing late Tuesday westerly 20 knots, then becoming Wednesday northeast 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Wednesday. Moderate northerly swell at times.

Kaipara

Westerly 15 knots. Becoming southeast 15 knots but 25 knots south of Tauroa Point this morning, rising to 25 knots everywhere this afternoon, and to 35 knots in the north this evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Southeast swell north of Cape Reinga, 3 metres developing.Poor visibility in showers, easing afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning easterly 15 knots, then turning early Tuesday northerly 20 knots and changing late Tuesday westerly 20 knots, rising late Wednesday northwest 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell at times. Moderate southeast swell in the north easing Tuesday.

Milford

Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Northeast 20 knots developing this evening. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 3 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising early Monday northeast 25 knots and late Monday 40 knots with very rough sea, changing early Tuesday northwest 25 knots, and easing late Tuesday westerly 15 knots, then becoming Wednesday northeast 30 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Wednesday. Northerly swell becoming heavy Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Plenty

Southeast 20 knots but 30 knots north of Cape Runaway to Mayor Island. Sea rough in the north. Southeast swell in the north, 2 metres developing. Northwest swell 1 metre, developing for a time. Poor visibility in showers, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Monday easterly 15 knots, becoming Tuesday northerly 20 knots,changing early Wednesday westerly 20 knots. Moderate southeast swell easing Tuesday.

Portland

Southeast 35 knots, easing to 25 knots south of East Cape this morning, and to 25 knots but 15 knots in the south this evening. Very rough sea easing. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain,easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning easterly 15 knots, then turning late Monday to early Tuesday northerly 15 knots and rising late Tuesday 25 knots with rough sea,changing Wednesday westerly 20 knots. Moderate southerly swell easing Tuesday.

Puysegur

Southerly 15 knots. Becoming northwest 15 knots this morning,then rising to 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Northwest swell 2 metres developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Monday afternoon northerly 30 knots but 50 knots in the west with high sea,turning early Tuesday northwest 30 knots, then easing early Wednesday westerly 15 knots and turning late Wednesday easterly 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Wednesday. Northerly swell becoming heavy in the west Monday,easing Wednesday.

Raglan

Southeast 30 knots, easing to 20 knots this afternoon. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Poor visibility in showers, clearing early morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning northeast 15 knots, rising early Tuesday northerly 25 knots with rough sea and changing late Tuesday westerly 20 knots, turning late Wednesday northerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times. Moderate northwest swell at times late Tuesday and Wednesday.

Rangitata

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Northerly 15 knots developing this afternoon, rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Fair visibility in showers,clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing late Tuesday northwest 15 knots and late Wednesday variable 10 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday.Moderate northeast swell developing Tuesday,easing Wednesday.

Stephens

Southeast 45 knots, easing to 30 knots this morning and to 20 knots this evening. High sea, easing. Southwest swell in the west,3 metres easing. Southeast swell in the west,3 metres developing.Westerly swell in the east, 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, clearing early morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northeast 15 knots, rising early Tuesday northerly 20 knots but 30 knots in the west with rough sea, changing late Tuesday northwest 20 knots everywhere. Moderate southwest swell in the west at times. Moderate southeast swell in the west dying out Monday. Moderate northwest swell developing Tuesday.

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