Valid to Midnight Sunday 22 Jul 2018
Issued at 12:50pm Saturday 21 Jul 2018

Forecast: Northerly 20 knots but 30 knots north of Kaikoura, becoming northeast 35 knots everywhere this afternoon, then easing to 25 knots late this evening. Turning northwest 20 knots Sunday morning. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Northerly swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time.Southwest swell 1 metre.

Three Day Outlook: Northwest 20 knots changing Monday morning southwest 15 knots, rising for a time Tuesday 25 knots with rough sea. Easing Wednesday variable 10 knots. Moderate northeast swell easing Monday. Moderate southwest swell becoming moderate Monday easing Tuesday.