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Issued at 16:04 on Sunday 22 September 2019. Valid for Sunday.

Valid from 16:04 on Sunday 22 September 2019 until 00:12 on Tuesday 24 September 2019.

Abel

Variable 10 knots but westerly 25 knots north of Separation Point. Becoming northwest 25 knots everywhere Monday afternoon. Sea rough at times. Fair visibility in showers Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday morning southerly 15 knots, turning Tuesday evening northwest 15 knots. Rising early Wednesday northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the north. Changing everywhere late Wednesday southwest 25 knots.Becoming late Thursday northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the north. Sea very rough at times in the north.

Brett

Variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots north of Whangaroa Harbour. Becoming northwest 20 knots everywhere Monday afternoon.Sea becoming moderate.Southeast swell 1 metre.Northwest swell 1 metre,developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing Tuesday evening southwest 25 knots. Northwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Castlepoint

Northeast 15 knots but northerly 25 knots south of Cape Palliser. Rising to northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the south this evening. Easing to northwest 25 knots everywhere late Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time.Southeast swell 2 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday morning southerly 20 knots, rising for a time Tuesday afternoon and evening southerly 30 knots. Changing early Wednesday northwest 25 knots.Rising later Wednesday westerly 35 knots, easing for a time Thursday westerly 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Chalmers

Northeast 15 knots, changing southwest 15 knots late Monday morning. Becoming northwest 20 knots Monday late afternoon or early evening. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Possible areas of fog offshore until Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday morning southwest 25 knots, easing Tuesday afternoon southwest 15 knots,rising early Wednesday southwest 25 knots and late Wednesday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing Thursday southwest 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday.

Chatham Islands

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening.Becoming northwest 20 knots Monday morning. Sea becoming moderate. Southerly swell 2 metres at times. Northeast swell 1 metre, developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, changing Tuesday afternoon or evening southerly 15 knots.Rising early Wednesday southwest 25 knots, turning late Wednesday northwest 20 knots. Changing early Thursday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell at times. Moderate northwest swell developing Tuesday,easing Wednesday.

Colville

Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 20 knots Monday evening.Sea becoming moderate. Southeast swell 1 metre.Northwest swell 1 metre, developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 35 knots. Changing Tuesday afternoon westerly 25 knots. Rising late Wednesday westerly 35 knots, easing Thursday southwest 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Northwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday,easing Wednesday.

Conway

Northeast 20 knots, changing westerly 15 knots Monday evening. Moderate sea, easing. Southerly swell 1 metre at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday morning southerly 15 knots. Turning early Wednesday northwest 15 knots, changing late Wednesday southwest 25 knots with rough sea. Easing late Thursday westerly 15 knots.Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Cook

Northerly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots south of Cape Terawhiti this evening. Easing to 25 knots everywhere late Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time.Southerly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday morning southerly 25 knots, becoming Tuesday evening northerly 15 knots. Rising early Wednesday northwest 30 knots, changing late Wednesday southwest 25 knots. Turning late Thursday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Foveaux

Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening. Changing westerly 35 knots Monday morning. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Fair visibility in a period of rain Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday morning southwest 20 knots. Becoming overnight Tuesday northwest 25 knots, changing early Wednesday southwest 20 knots, rising later Wednesday southwest 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy Wednesday.

Grey

North of Abut Head: Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots this evening, rising to 25 knots Monday morning. Changing southwest 20 knots Monday afternoon. In the south: Northerly 15 knots, rising to northeast 25 knots this evening. Changing southwest 20 knots Monday morning. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres.Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in a period of rain on Monday.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, gradually rising Wednesday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea, easing late Thursday southwest 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Wednesday. Moderate northwest swell easing Tuesday.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots north of Hokianga Harbour. Becoming northwest 20 knots everywhere Monday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate.Southwest swell rising to 1 metre.Northwest swell 1 metre, developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 35 knots, turning Tuesday afternoon southwest 35 knots, easing Tuesday evening westerly 25 knots. Rising in the south late Wednesday southwest 35 knots, easing there Thursday southwest 25 knots. Sea very rough at times.Moderate southwest swell developing Tuesday, becoming heavy Thursday.Northwest swell becoming moderate for a time Tuesday.

Milford

Northeast 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this evening. Changing southwest 20 knots Monday morning. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time.Southwest swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in a period of rain this evening and Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, rising early Wednesday southwest 30 knots and later Wednesday 40 knots with very rough sea. Easing early Thursday southwest 30 knots.Heavy southwest swell,easing Tuesday but returning Wednesday.

Plenty

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing this evening,turning northwest 20 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming moderate. Southeast swell 1 metre offshore. Northwest swell 1 metre, developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 25 knots and Tuesday afternoon northwest 35 knots. Easing overnight Tuesday westerly 25 knots. Rising late Wednesday westerly 35 knots, easing late Thursday southwest 25 knots. Sea very rough at times.Northwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Portland

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing south of Cape Kidnappers this evening. Becoming northwest 15 knots but westerly 25 knots north of East Cape Monday morning. Sea becoming rough in the north.Southeast swell 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Tuesday morning northwest 25 knots, rising Tuesday afternoon northerly 35 knots. Changing Tuesday evening southwest 40 knots, easing Wednesday westerly 30 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Moderate northwest swell developing in the north Tuesday, easing Wednesday. Moderate southerly swell at times.

Puysegur

Northerly 40 knots but 20 knots east of West Cape. Rising to northerly 50 knots but 30 knots in the east this evening.Changing westerly 35 knots but 25 knots north of West Cape Monday morning. Easing to westerly 25 knots but 15 knots in the north late Monday evening. Sea becoming high in the west for a time.Northwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in a period of rain this evening and Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Tuesday morning southwest 20 knots. Turning overnight Tuesday northwest 25 knots, changing Wednesday southwest 30 knots, rising for a time Thursday southwest 40 knots with very rough sea. Heavy southwest swell, easing Tuesday but returning Wednesday.

Raglan

Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 20 knots Monday morning. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell rising to 1 metre. Northwest swell 1 metre, developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 30 knots. Changing Tuesday afternoon southwest 25 knots. Rising late Wednesday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Thursday southwest 25 knots. Moderate southwest developing Tuesday, becoming heavy Thursday. Northwest swell becoming moderate for a time Tuesday.

Rangitata

Northerly 15 knots. Changing southeast 15 knots Monday afternoon,then easing to variable 10 knots Monday evening. Sea slight. Southerly swell 1 metre at times. Possible areas of fog offshore until Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday morning southwest 20 knots, easing Tuesday afternoon variable 10 knots.Developing Wednesday southwest 20 knots,rising late Wednesday southwest 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell developing Tuesday, becoming heavy Thursday.

Stephens

Westerly 20 knots but 30 knots south of Whanganui River. Becoming northwest 30 knots everywhere by midday Monday. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell in the west,rising to 1 metre.Westerly swell in the east, 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in rain from Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 25 knots, becoming for a time in the east Tuesday morning southerly 25 knots. Rising Wednesday westerly 35 knots, easing for a time Thursday westerly 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell in the west, becoming moderate Tuesday and heavy Thursday. Northwest swell becoming moderate everywhere for a time Tuesday.Westerly swell in the east becoming moderate Wednesday.

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