Page last updated: 11:01PM Tuesday April 28, 2015
Showers, especially evening. Fresh westerlies.
Occasional showers. Fresh westerlies.
Fine spells, the odd shower. Southwesterlies abating.
Mainly fine, chance shower. Dying southwesterlies.
Southwest rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Northerly swell 1 metre, easing.Easterly swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in a few showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea becoming early Friday southerly 15 knots then Saturday variable 10 knots.
Southwest rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 3 metres,easing. Poor visibility in showers with heavy and possibly thundery falls south of Kaipara Harbour this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea easing overnight Thursday to Friday to southerly 15 knots and becoming Saturday variable 10 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time on Thursday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A large complex trough over the area moves away to the east, with a strong southwest flow becoming established over the area behind the trough. The southwesterlies should ease on Thursday and a ridge is expected to move onto New Zealand during Friday and remain over the area on Saturday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory.
Tuesday: Westerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this evening. Moderate sea easing this evening. Fair visibility in a few showers.
Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the morning and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon. Turning northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the afternoon. Cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Southwest 30 knots becoming southerly 10 knots in the evening.Showers, clearing morning. Friday: Variable 5 knots. The odd shower. Saturday: Southwest 10 knots. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northerly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today and dying away on Thursday. Easterly half a metre or less.