Valid to Midnight Saturday 25 May 2013
Issued at 4:37am Saturday 25 May 2013
Forecast: North of Puysegur Point: Northwest 25 knots rising to 35 knots this morning, and to 45 knots this afternoon. Elsewhere: Northwest 45 knots rising to 55 knots this morning then easing to 45 knots tonight. Sea becoming very high for a time in the south. Westerly swell rising to 5 metres. Poor visibility in rain, some heavy and thundery from afternoon.
Outlook: Outlook following 3 days: Changing Sunday morning southwest 40 knots, then easing late Tuesday 30 knots. Heavy westerly swells. High sea easing.