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Severe Weather Watch

Valid Till : 10:00am Monday 20 May 2019

Issued by MetService at 8:16pm Sunday 19-May-2019

Southwesterly gales for coastal parts of the far south of New Zealand

Strong southwesterly winds are expected to continue to affect the lower South Island through to Monday morning before a ridge of high pressure spreads onto New Zealand from the Tasman Sea.

This Watch is for the possibility of southwest gales becoming severe in exposed parts of Stewart Island, coastal Southland, Clutha and Dunedin from this (Sunday) evening to Monday morning.

People are advised to stay up to date with the latest forecasts.

Strong Wind Watch

Area: Stewart Island, coastal Southland, Clutha and Dunedin
Valid: 10 hours from 8:00pm Sunday to 6:00am Monday
Forecast: Southwesterly winds may approach severe gale in exposed places.

This watch will be updated by: 10:00am Monday 20-May-2019

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