Page last updated: 5:02PM Monday May 25, 2015
Showers, some heavy with hail. Strong southwest.
A few showers, some heavy PM. Strong southwest easing.
Showers clearing, becoming fine with dying southerlies.
A few showers. Easterlies developing.
Southwest 30 knots, easing to 20 knots Tuesday morning. Rough sea, easing. Fair visibility in scattered showers, easing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday afternoon southerly 15 knots. Turning late Thursday easterly 10 knots.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots north of Hokianga Harbour overnight then everywhere Tuesday morning. Very rough sea, easing. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres. Poor visibility in showers,easing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday morning southerly 15 knots.Becoming Thursday easterly 15 knots but variable 10 knots south of Hokianga Harbour. Rough sea easing Wednesday. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A strong southwesterly flow over the region gradually eases on Tuesday. A ridge of high pressure builds over the area from Wednesday and remains for the rest of the forecast period.
GALE warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory.
Monday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 40 knots, easing to 20 knots late evening. Rough sea easing overnight. Fair visibility in occasional showers, easing overnight.
Tuesday: Southwest rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the morning and afternoon. Southwest easing to 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the morning and afternoon. Cloudy periods with fair visibility in the odd shower, clearing in the afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, turning southerly 10 knots by afternoon. Fine,but a few early showers. Thursday: Easing to variable 5 knots. Fine. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Fine weather.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Nil significant.