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Severe Weather Watch


Valid Till : 9:00pm Sunday 27 May 2018

Issued by MetService at 8:29am Sunday 27-May-2018

Southerly gales for eastern coastal areas on Sunday and Monday

Cold southerly gales are forecast to spread up the country today (Sunday), then slowly ease on Monday.

This Watch is for the possibility that southerly gales may become severe in exposed coastal areas at times from Banks Peninsula to East Cape during Sunday and Monday.

People are advised to keep up to date with the latest forecasts in case any areas in this Watch need upgrading to a full Warning, or further areas are added.

Strong Wind Watch

Area: Exposed coastal areas of Hawkes Bay and Gisborne
Valid: 19 hours from 11:00pm Sunday to 6:00pm Monday
Forecast: Southerly winds may approach severe gale at times.

Area: Exposed parts of coastal Marlborough and Wairarapa, also Wellington
Valid: 21 hours from 6:00pm Sunday to 3:00pm Monday
Forecast: Southerly winds may approach severe gale at times.

Area: Exposed coastal areas of Canterbury from Banks Peninsula northwards
Valid: 21 hours from 3:00pm Sunday to 12:00pm Monday
Forecast: Southerly winds may approach severe gale at times.


This watch will be updated by: 9:00pm Sunday 27-May-2018

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