Issued by meteorological service of New Zealand,
Wellington at 0718utc
warnings in force: 597
situation and forecast issued at 200734utc
valid until 211200utc.
Poor visibility in areas of rain within 180 nautical miles of front
43s 179e 45s 177w 49s 174w 50s 170w moving eastnortheast 10kt. Poor
visibility in rain within 180 nautical miles southwest semicircle of
low 976hpa near 42s 175e moving eastnortheast 10kt. Ridge 47s 150e
51s 156e 55s 163e moving eastnortheast 15kt. West of front, east of
ridge:southeast quarter 25kt, with storms and gales as in warning 597
and areas of heavy swell. Southwest of ridge: westerly quarter 25kt,
developing from 201800utc and areas rising to gale from 210000utc.
Outlook following 72 hours:
low near 40s 170w moving slowly east, extends trough west.
Broad area southeast gale and storm east of South Island and north of
50s easing by 221200utc. Heavy southeast swells in this region.
Front near 45s 150e extending southeast, and moving quickly east.
Northwest 25kt to gale ahead of front. Broad area westerly 25kt to
gale following front with heavy swells.
At 231200utc high near 40s 150e slow-moving with ridge extending