Page last updated: 1:52PM Saturday March 28, 2015
Cloudy periods, a few showers. Northerlies.
Periods rain, some heavy, possibly thundery. Strong NW.
Few showers at first,fine spells. Westerlies easing.
Mainly fine. Light winds.
Northwest 15 knots, rising to 30 knots Sunday morning. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, 2 metres. Northwest swell in the west, 2 metres developing for a time. Westerly swell in the east, rising to 1 metre for a time. Poor visibility in showers, turning to rain Sunday morning, heavy and possibly thundery at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 30 knots, changing late Monday afternoon southwest 15 knots but 25 knots in the west with rough sea. Easing Tuesday southwest 15 knots in the west. Becoming Wednesday variable 10 knots everywhere. Moderate southwest swell in the west at times.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A low and a series of troughs move east across the country this weekend,followed southwesterlies. A ridge builds over the country late Tuesday.
GALE warning for COOK for tomorrow NIL warning for STEPHENS
Strong wind advisory.
Saturday: Northeast 10 knots. Becoming northerly 15 knots south of Otaki this afternoon. Sea slight. Fair visibility in a few showers.
Sunday: Becoming northwest 20 knots everywhere in the morning, and westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the evening. Poor visibility in rain developing morning,heavy and possibly thundery at times.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Westerly 20 knots, changing southerly 10 knots in the afternoon and dying out in the evening. Mainly fine. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots. Mainly fine. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre for a time during Sunday and Monday.