issued by meteorological service of New Zealand, Wellington issued at 251949utc valid until 261200utc.
Part 1 - warnings warnings in force: 497
part 2 - situation analysis at 251800utc: ridge r1 45s 155e 50s 161e 56s 172e 65s 175e, moving east 30kt. Low l1 999hpa near 43s 169e, moving east 25kt.
Part 3 - forecast: refer to latest warnings. West of r1: westerly quarter 25kt, heavy westerly quarter swell. Within 420 nautical miles of l1 in northwest semicircle: clockwise 25kt, with gales as in warning 497, heavy southwest swell. Outlook following 72 hours: ridge extending northwest from 55s 179e, moving east. Front extending northwest from 55s 169e, moving east. Between front and ridge: northwest 30kt. West of front and south of 45s: westerly quarter 30kt, with areas of gale at times and heavy westerly swell.