Page last updated: 11:02PM Thursday October 30, 2014
Fine spells, odd shower. Fresh SW easing.
Cloudy periods, few light showers evening. Westerlies.
Fine spells. Westerly dying out.
Fine spells, late drizzle. Northwest develops.
Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 15 knots, turning late Sunday northerly 20 knots, rising early Monday 30 knots with rough sea, changing late Sunday westerly 15 knots.
Westerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots south of Hokianga Harbour this morning, then easing to 15 knots in the south late evening. Sea becoming rough in the south for a time. Southwest swell 5 metres easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 15 knots, turning early Sunday northerly 15 knots, rising late Sunday 30 knots with rough sea, changing early Monday westerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell developing Sunday, easing Monday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A disturbed westerly flow eases late today as a narrow ridge builds over New Zealand. A trough, prededed by strong northerlies, approaches the country from the west on Saturday and crosses the area on Monday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory.
Friday: Westerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots this morning and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea becoming rough for a time this afternoon and evening. Fine spells.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Westerly easing to 15 knots in the afternoon, tending northwest 15 knots overnight. Few showers, clearing. Sunday: Northerly rising to 20 knots. Late drizzle. Monday: Northerly rising to 25 knots for a time, dying out late. Rain, clearing late.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest half a metre developing Sunday, rising to a metre for a time Monday.