Low East of Banks Peninsula moving quickly southeast. Severe Westerly gales South of Hastings
to about Castlepoint easing late Tuesday evening.
The vigorous low which brought stormy weather over much of central
New Zealand today now lies east of Banks Peninsula and is moving
quickly southeast. Expect westerlies to gale force gusts around 130
km/h south of Hastings to about CastlePoint until about 11pm Tuesday.
These winds are capable of causing damage to trees, power lines and
insecure roofs and driving conditions are likely to be hazardous.
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STRONG WIND WARNING
AREA/S AFFECTED: HAWKES BAY AND WAIRARAPA SOUTH OF HASTINGS TO ABOUT
Expect westerlies to reach gale gusts around 130 km/h at times until
about 11pm Tuesday then easing and changing southwest.
WARNINGS NO LONGER IN FORCE
STRONG WIND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR: KAPITI COAST WELLINGTON
AND THE OUTER SOUNDS
NO FURTHER WARNINGS WILL BE ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT FOR THE ABOVE AREAS.