Severe Weather Watch Gail Force Winds – Clutha, Southland & Stewart Island

May 15, 2019
1234 Views

A disturbed westerly flow covers central and southern New Zealand. A front embedded in this flow moves over southern New Zealand today (Wednesday), with a period of severe westerly gales likely in the far south of the South Island.

Severe gale west to northwesterlies for coastal Clutha, Southland including Stewart Island.

Please note, a period of strong westerly winds is expected on Thursday, and may approach severe gale in exposed places for a time. A Watch may be issued later today or Thursday morning to cover this possibility.

Please note, after 7pm today (Wednesday), southwesterly winds may approach severe gale in exposed places through to Thursday afternoon, and a Watch may be issued later today covering this possibility.

Area: Stewart Island
Valid: 7 hours from 10:00am to 5:00pm Wednesday
Forecast: Severe westerly gales gusting 140 km/h.

Please note, after 5pm today (Wednesday), southwesterly winds may approach severe gale in exposed places through to Thursday afternoon, and a Watch may be issued later today covering this possibility

You may be interested

Funeral Notices – Tuesday 23rd July
Funeral Notices
429 views
Funeral Notices
429 views

Funeral Notices – Tuesday 23rd July

Notices - Jul 23, 2019

If you would like your recently lost loved ones death / funeral notice or memoriam listed here, contact your Funeral…

Southland Club Rugby – Division 2 Final Teams : Tokanui vs Mataura
News, Sports
148 views
News, Sports
148 views

Southland Club Rugby – Division 2 Final Teams : Tokanui vs Mataura

Sports Hub - Jul 22, 2019

Played Saturday July 20th at Tokanui in front of a good sized crowd in changeable damp conditions. It was a…

Government To Set Up Firearms Register
News
135 views
News
135 views

Government To Set Up Firearms Register

News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

The government is to establish a firearms register and make major changes to the licensing regime, in the second phase…