Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle Tracking towards New Zealand

Cyclone Gabrielle Tracking Updates

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14 February 2023

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Cyclone Gabrielle Updates – MetService Weather warnings as of Wednesday 15 February

Cyclone Gabrielle Northland Update
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Cyclone Gabrielle Gisborne Update
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Cyclone Gabrielle Auckland Updates
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Cyclone Gabrielle: Heavy Rain Warning

Eastern Marlborough south of Seddon, including the Kaikoura Coast – ORANGE Heavy Rain Warning

From 6am on February 15th until 4am on February 16th, anticipate an additional 90 to 140 mm of rainfall in Eastern Marlborough, south of Seddon, and the Kaikoura Coast, particularly in the ranges. This is in addition to the previous precipitation. Peak rates of 15 to 25 mm/h are expected mainly from this evening.

Canterbury Plains and foothills north of the Rakaia River – Heavy Rain Watch

Eastern Marlborough, including the Kaikoura Coast and south of Blenheim, can expect 150 to 250 mm, or possibly more, of rain to accumulate mainly around the ranges from 10am on Tue, 14 Feb, until midnight on Wed, 15 Feb. The peak rates of rainfall are predicted to be between 15 to 25 mm/h.

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Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle watch: MetService weather warnings in place
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New Zealand weather forecast for Cyclone Gabrielle
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Cyclone Gabrielle: Strong Wind Warning

No strong wind warnings in New Zealand as of 15 February at 7am

Heavy Swell warnings for New Zealand 15 February 2023
Cyclone Gabrielle: Heavy swell warnings.
Source: MetService
Cyclone Gabrielle Tracking away from New Zealand 15 February 2015
Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle Track Map
Source: MetService

Wairarapa – Turakirae Head to Mataikona

For Wairarapa and the East Coast north of Cape Palliser, from 1pm on Tuesday, 14th Feb to 3noon pm on Wednesday, 15th Feb:

“East Coast north of Cape Palliser: Northeast combined waves 7 metres, easing to 5.5 metres Tuesday afternoon. Peak period 10 seconds. Cape Palliser to Turakirae Head: Southeast combined waves 3.5 metres, rising to 4 metres for a time Tuesday afternoon. Rising to southerly combined 4 metres for a time around Wednesday midday. Peak period 10 seconds.” -Source: MetService

Last Updated: Tuesday 15 Feb at 7am
Next Update: As MetService Updates become available.

For more information on how to prepare see our article Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle, what you need to know

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