Page last updated: 3:52AM Friday December 19, 2014
Chance morning drizzle, afternoon fine spells. Northwest.
Cloudy periods. Northwesterlies.
Rain, to showers afternoon. Northwesterlies.
Showers. Southerlies dying out.
Northwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northwest swell 1 metre. Southwest swell west of Hawera to Cape Farewell, rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in drizzle patches.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 20 knots, turning late Sunday westerly.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A northerly flow prevails over the area then strengthens on Saturday ahead of a trough which moves over the region on Sunday.
GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS
Friday: Northerly 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots north of Otaki for a time this afternoon, becoming northeast 10 knots everywhere this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in a few drizzle patches.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly 15 knots. High cloud increasing. Sunday: Northwest rising to 20 knots. Rain developing. Monday: A change before dawn to southerly 15 knots, soon dying out, then northerly 15 knots developing. Brief showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre Saturday.