Page last updated: 2:02PM Thursday October 23, 2014
Few afternoon showers, some heavy falls PM. Light winds.
Few showers, clears afternoon. Strong southwest easing.
Fine with light winds.
Long fine spells. Westerlies developing.
Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing Friday morning, rising to 25 knots Friday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Easterly swell 1 metre.Fair visibility in showers at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing late Sunday northwest 15 knots, rising Monday 30 knots with rough sea.
Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing overnight, becoming southerly 25 knots Friday afternoon and southeast 15 knots Friday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Southeast swell north of Cape Reinga, 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers,possibly thundery north of Hokianga Harbour until this morning. Fair visibility in showers Friday afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Sunday westerly 15 knots, rising Monday northwest 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell at times. Moderate northwest swell developing for a time Monday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A front moves north over the region tomorrow, followed by a ridge on Saturday. Northwesterlies develop early Monday ahead of another front expected late Monday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon, then becoming southwest 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in afternoon and early evening showers.
Friday: Southwest rising to 20 knots in the morning, and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon, then turning southerly early evening and easing to 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough in the afternoon, easing late evening. Mainly fine, fair visibility in early afternoon shower or two.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Southeast 10 knots, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Fine. Sunday: Southwest 15 knots. Fine. Monday: Becoming northwest 20 knots. Rain developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Easterly 1 metre, easing to half a metre Friday, then dying out late Saturday. Northerly half a metre developing Monday.