The Orange status alert is for high winds of up to 110km/hr with gusts topping 130km/hr.
“There will be extremely windy period from Saturday afternoon through to early Sunday morning,” said the forecaster.
The alert is from 2pm tomorrow but the high winds are expected later on Saturday, with the weather warning in place until 6am on Sunday.
Southwest veering west winds will reach mean speeds 65 to 80km/h with gusts of 110 km/h., but gusts of up to 130km/h, are likely on exposed coasts and headlands for a time in the evening and early night.
Valid:Saturday 28 February 2015 14:00 to Sunday 01 March 2015 06:00