Page last updated: 5:04PM Saturday April 19, 2014
Mainly fine, odd shower. Northwesterlies.
Few showers, chance thunder afternoon. Northwest.
Cloudy periods, morning showers. Southwesterlies.
Cloudy periods. Southwesterlies.
Northwest rising to 25 knots Sunday morning, then easing to westerly 15 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers developing Sunday afternoon, possibly heavy and thundery.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday southwest 20 knots, turning Wednesday southeast 15 knots.
Northwest rising to 25 knots early Sunday morning, easing to westerly 15 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers developing Sunday morning, some heavy and possibly thundery.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest easing late Tuesday 15 knots, tending Wednesday southeast 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A northwest flow persists over the region today and Sunday, while a broad trough moves onto the country, followed by southwesterlies on Monday. A ridge spreads over the country on Tuesday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory.
Saturday: Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Poor visibility in heavy showers, some thundery, clearing late evening.
Sunday: Northwest 15 knots rising to 20 knots north of Slipper Island in the morning, then to 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 20 knots in the south in the afternoon. Becoming westerly 15 knots late evening. Sea rough in the north in the afternoon. Poor visibility in heavy showers from afternoon, possibly thundery, easing at night.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Changing southwest 20 knots early. Mainly fine. Tuesday: Southwest easing to 15 knots. Mainly fine. Wednesday: Tending southeast 10 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Monday.