The MetService has issued a severe weather watch for strong winds in Golden Bay, with gale force conditions expected to hit the region later today.
They advise there is some uncertainty with this forecast, and it's possible the winds could become severe, with gusts of more than 110 kmh likely.
Particularly affected could be the areas from Farewell Spit to Collingwood and around the Coast. Campers are advised to be prepared.
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