Marine Coastal Forecasts - Stephens
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Saturday : Northerly 20 knots, rising to 35 knots this morning, changing westerly 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. West of Cape Farewell to Hawera: Southwest swell rising to 2 metres, period 18 seconds. Poor visibility in periods of rain.
Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Westerly 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate southwest swell easing. Moderate northwest swell dying out. Monday: Changing southeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Tuesday: Southeast 25 knots, turning northeast 15 knots later. Rough sea easing.