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Cloudy periods, light rain at times. N ly freshening.
Occasional light rain or drizzle. Northerlies.
Morning rain, then showers with a southwest change.
A few showers in the west. Southwesterlies.
Northerly rising to 20 knots this evening and to 30 knots Saturday evening. Sea becoming rough. Northerly swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in patchy drizzle.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Sunday afternoon southerly 15 knots, rising Monday 25 knots with rough sea.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly rising to 25 knots this evening, to 35 knots west of New Plymouth Saturday morning and to 35 knots everywhere Saturday evening. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell 4 metres easing.Northwest swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in periods of rain.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Sunday morning westerly 15 knots, and Sunday afternoon southerly 20 knots then rising Tuesday southwest 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell easing Tuesday. Northwest swell, becoming heavy for a time early Sunday, then dying away Monday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||1 Aug||11:06||3.1 m|
|L||1 Aug||17:10||0.8 m|
|H||1 Aug||23:30||2.9 m|
|L||2 Aug||05:23||0.8 m|
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||1 Aug||13:58||3.8 m|
|L||1 Aug||20:17||1.0 m|
|H||2 Aug||02:22||3.7 m|
|L||2 Aug||08:32||1.1 m|
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
Strengthening northerlies cover the region. A slow moving trough over the North Island becomes active overnight. Meanwhile another active trough approaches the area from the south on Sunday. Both troughs clear the region on Monday followed by southerlies.
Strong wind advisory in force for All Areas
For Manukau Harbour:
Friday: Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Fair visibility in patchy drizzle.
Saturday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to northerly 20 knots in the morning and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots at night. Sea becoming rough at night. Fair visibility in occasional rain or drizzle. For Waitemata Harbour:
Friday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate this evening. Fair visibility in patchy drizzle.
Saturday: Northerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots at night. Fair visibility in occasional rain or drizzle. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville:
Friday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to northerly 20 knots this evening and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots overnight. Sea becoming rough overnight. Fair visibility in patchy drizzle.
Saturday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots early evening. Sea rough. Fair visibility in patchy rain or drizzle.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Changing southwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Rain easing to showers. Monday: Rising to southerly 20 knots. Fine spells. Tuesday: Tending southwest and rising to 25 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Northerly 1 metre developing Sunday, easing to half a metre or less on Monday. West Coast: Southwest 3.5 metres, easing to 2.5 metres tonight.Northwest 1 metre rising to 3 metres Sunday then dying away on Monday.