A strong front moved across the Tasman today, funneling rain and strong northerly winds across the upper North Island. Here were the peak wind gusts up until to 5pm across the upper North Island.
144km/h (78 knots) Manakau Heads 120km/h (64 Knots) Channel Island 104 km/h (56 knots) Awhitu Peninsula
100km/h (54 knots) Coromandel 98 km/h (53 knots) Muriwai 95 km/h (51 knots) Whangarei Heads 90 km/h (49 knots) Matakohe 90 km/h (49 knots) Hunua 85 km/h (46 knots) Great Barrier Island
(Sources Private, Coast Guard and MetService weather stations)