Page last updated: 10:21AM Thursday December 18, 2014
Cloudy, drizzle in west, then fine breaks. Nor west.
A few showers morning/evening showers. Northeast develops.
Rain developing afternoon, chance heavy. Northerlies.
Rain easing to showers afternoon. Winds turning westerly.
Northwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in morning drizzle patches.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday morning northeast 15 knots, easing Sunday variable 10 knots.
Northerly 25 knots, easing to northwest 15 knots this afternoon.Rough sea easing. Northwest swell 1 metre. Southwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in drizzle patches.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Friday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday morning northeast 15 knots, easing Sunday variable 10 knots.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A light northerly flow sits over the area for the forecast period. A trough is expected to move over the country on Saturday and Sunday.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours:
Thursday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to westerly 15 knots about midday, then easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy, poor visibility in morning drizzle patches. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville:
Thursday: Northwest 15 knots, turning northeast 10 knots this afternoon, then becoming southwest 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon.A few morning and evening showers. Saturday: Northeast rising to 15 knots in the morning. Rain with some heavy falls developing in the morning. Sunday: Northeast 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots. Rain easing to showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to northeast 1 metre today. West Coast: Southwest half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres on Friday, easing to 1 metre Saturday. Northwest 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres for a time today, then dying out Friday.