Rain and heavy swell warning
THE MetService has issued a heavy rain warning, with between 90mm and 110mm of rain possible.
The warning is in place for the area north of Tolaga Bay from 1pm today to 8am tomorrow.
Peak intensities may reach 10mm per hour at times, especially overnight tonight, the MetService said.
The weather agency also yesterday issued a heavy swell forecast for the region, particularly the area from Tolaga Bay to Cape Runaway.
Northeast swells are expected to rise to 3.5 metres, with periods of 11 seconds, between Tolaga Bay and Cape Runaway at times from late today.
The swell forecast period runs until Wednesday afternoon.