issued by meteorological service of New Zealand, Wellington at 0654utc
warnings in force: nil
situation and forecast issued at 230725utc valid until 241200utc.
Westerly quarter 25kt developing west of New Zealand, south of 35s from 231800utc, and spreading east to 175w from 240600utc. West of 168e, south of 37s: heavy southwest swell developing from 240600utc. Outlook following 72 hours: First Ridge extends northwest from 32s 170w, moving east. Front extends northwest from 40s 170e, moving east. South of First Ridge, east of front: northwest 20 to 30kt, with possible gales south of 35s from 251200utc. West of front: southwest 20 to 30kt, with possible gales south of 35s from 251800utc. West of front and west of new zealand: heavy southwest swell, easing from 261200utc. Second Ridge extends northeast from 40s 163e by 27000utc,then moving east.