Page last updated: 6:01AM Friday May 29, 2015
Fine, afternoon cloud. Light winds.
Fine spells. Northeasterlies developing.
Cloudy periods increasing, rain developing. Northeast.
Periods of rain. Northeasterlies freshening.
Southeast 15 knots, turning northeast 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in isolated showers developing this morning, clearing by this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, rising Monday 25 knots with rough sea.
Variable 10 knots, northeast 15 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, rising Saturday morning 25 knots, and Monday 35 knots with very rough sea. Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge lying over the country moves east today allowing a north to northeast flow to develop over the area. The northerly flow is expected to strengthen as a complex trough approaches the region from the west on Sunday.
Wind warning Nil
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours:
Friday: Variable 5 knots. Southeast 10 knots developing this morning then turning easterly 10 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Fine at first but cloudy periods developing during the morning. Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville:
Friday: Southeast 10 knots rising to easterly 15 knots this morning then turning northeast 15 knots late evening. Sea slight. Fine at first but cloudy periods with fair visibility in the odd shower developing during the morning.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the evening. Fine spells. Sunday: Northeast 20 knots. Cloud increasing, rain developing. Monday: Northeast 20 knots rising to 25 knots. Periods of rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre developing today, rising to northeast 1 metre Sunday. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, rising to 1.5 metres late Saturday and 2.5 metres Sunday.