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Issued at 04:04 on Sunday 21 September 2014. Valid for Sunday.

Valid from 04:04 on Sunday 21 September 2014 until 00:12 on Monday 22 September 2014.

Abel

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing about midday, rising to westerly 30 knots north of Separation Point this afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots, dying out Monday evening. Developing Tuesday westerly 15 knots but 35 knots in the north with very rough sea, then easing late Tuesday variable 10 knots but westerly 25 knots in the north.

Brett

Westerly 30 knots, rising to 40 knots about midday, easing to 30 knots late this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Monday morning southwest 40 knots with very rough sea, easing Monday evening 25 knots and Tuesday 15 knots.

Castlepoint

Southwest 25 knots, becoming northwest 30 knots this evening. Sea rough. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northeast swell 1 metre easing. Poor visibility in scattered morning and late evening showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Monday morning southerly 45 knots with high sea, then easing Monday evening 35 knots, Tuesday southwest 25 knots and Wednesday 15 knots. Southerly swell becoming heavy for a time on Monday.

Chalmers

Southerly 15 knots. Becoming westerly 15 knots, but 25 knots south of Otago Penisula this morning, then rising to southwest 40 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell 2 metres at times. Poor visibility in rain developing this afternoon, turning to showers late evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 40 knots, easing Monday morning 30 knots and Monday evening 20 knots. Rising Tuesday morning southwest 35 knots then easing early Wednesday southwest 25 knots. Becoming late Wednesday northwest 15 knots. Sea very rough at times. Moderate southwest swells.

Chatham Islands

Southwest rising to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate. Northerly swell, 3 metres easing. Southwest swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in showers, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, rising Monday afternoon 45 knots with high sea, then easing Tuesday southwest 35 knots and late Wednesday 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy on Tuesday.

Colville

Westerly 25 knots rising to 35 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Monday morning southwest 45 knots with high sea, easing Monday evening 30 knots and Wednesday 15 knots.

Conway

Southwest 25 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Northerly 20 knots developing early evening, changing southwest 25 knots late this evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northeast swell 1 metre easing. Poor visibility in early morning and late evening showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing by early Monday morning southerly 45 knots with high sea, easing Monday evening 30 knots. Becoming Tuesday morning northwest 20 knots, changing late Tuesday southwest 35 knots. Easing early Wednesday southwest 20 knots, tending northwest later. Moderate southwest swells.

Cook

Southerly 20 knots, rising to 30 knots for a time this morning. Becoming northwest 25 knots late afternoon. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in a few morning and evening showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Monday morning southerly 55 knots with very high sea, then easing Monday evening 35 knots. Becoming Tuesday morning northwest 20 knots, changing late Tuesday southerly 15 knots then dying out Wednesday. Southerly swell becoming heavy for a time on Monday.

Foveaux

Westerly 20 knots, rising to northwest 35 knots late morning,becoming southwest 40 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, turning to showers this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning southerly 15 knots, rising Monday evening northwest 30 knots. Changing Tuesday morning southwest 35 knots with very rough sea, then easing late Tuesday 25 knots. Southwest swell, heavy at times.

Grey

Southeast 15 knots. Becoming southwest 25 knots this morning, then rising to 35 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell 4 metres easing for a time. Poor visibility in rain, developing this afternoon, turning to showers this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 40 knots, easing Monday afternoon southerly 20 knots then dying out Monday evening. Developing Monday morning southwest 30 knots, then easing to 20 knots late Wednesday. Very rough sea easing. Southwest swell, heavy for a time on Monday.

Kaipara

Westerly 30 knots, rising to 40 knots late this morning, easing to 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres for a time. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Monday morning southwest 45 knots with high sea, easing Monday evening 25 knots and Wednesday 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell easing Tuesday.

Milford

Southerly 25 knots, rising to southwest 40 knots this afternoon and to 50 knots this evening. Sea becoming high. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in periods of rain developing this morning, turning to showers this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning southerly 35 knots with very rough sea, and Monday evening southwest 25 knots. Southwest swell, heavy at times.

Plenty

Southwest 25 knots, becoming northwest 15 knots this morning,changing southwest 25 knots this evening. Sea rough at times. Northerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers developing late morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Monday morning southwest 40 knots with very rough sea, easing Monday evening 30 knots, then dying out Wednesday.

Portland

Southwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots this evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northeast swell 1 metre easing. Poor visibility in rain, mainly in the north, easing to a few showers this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Monday morning southerly 45 knots with high sea, then easing Monday evening 35 knots, Tuesday southwest 25 knots and Wednesday 15 knots. Southerly swell becoming heavy for a time on Monday.

Puysegur

Westerly rising to 25 knots this morning, to southwest 40 knots early afternoon, and to 50 knots north of West Cape this evening. Sea becoming high in the north. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, turning to showers this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning southerly 20 knots everywhere, rising Monday evening northwest 35 knots with very rough sea then easing Tuesday southwest 25 knots. Southwest swell, heavy at times.

Raglan

Westerly 20 knots, but variable 10 knots south of Raglan Harbour. Becoming southeast 20 knots in the south this morning, and southwest 25 knots everywhere this afternoon, then rising to 40 knots overnight. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 40 knots, changing Monday evening southerly 25 knots, easing Wednesday southeast 15 knots. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell easing Tuesday.

Rangitata

Southerly 25 knots easing to variable 10 knots this morning.Northwest 15 knots developing this afternoon, changing southwest 25 knots this evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northeast swell 1 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers developing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing by early Monday morning southerly 40 knots, easing Monday afternoon 30 knots and Monday evening 20 knots. Rising Tuesday southwest 35 knots then easing early Wednesday 25 knots. Becoming late Wednesday northwest 15 knots. Sea very rough at times.Moderate southwest swells.

Stephens

Variable 10 knots. Southeast 25 knots developing this morning, becoming westerly 25 knots this afternoon, then rising to southwest 35 knots late this evening. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell west of Hawera to Cape Farewell,4 metres easing. Westerly swell in the east,2 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, easing for a time this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 40 knots easing Monday afternoon southerly 25 knots. Becoming Tuesday morning westerly 35 knots but 25 knots in the east, then easing late Tuesday southwest 25 knots but southerly 15 knots in the east. Sea very rough at times.Heavy southwest swell in the west,easing Tuesday.

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