Marine Coastal Forecasts - Stephens
12:35 PM August 5, 2015
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 15 knots changing southwest 15 knots early Thursday morning and northwest 15 knots late Thursday morning. Rising to northwest 25 knots early evening and to 35 knots late evening. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Northwest swell east of Hawera to Cape Farewell, 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in periods rain developing this afternoon, clearing Thursday morning then returning late Thursday evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing Saturday night southwest 15 knots and becoming variable 10 knots Sunday. Moderate southwest swell in west becoming heavy Saturday,easing Sunday.
August 5, 2015
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