Page last updated: 1:58AM Sunday December 08, 2013
Occasional showers. Northwesterly.
Few showers clearing. Northwest breezes.
Long fine spells. Northwest breezes.
Cloudy periods. Northwesterlies.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots this evening.Very rough sea easing. Southwest swell west of Farewell Spit to Hawera, rising to 4 metres for a time. Northwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time.Poor visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday afternoon southwest 15 knots, then late Tuesday northwest 20 knots. Moderate westerly swell easing Tuesday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Strong or gale northwesterlies slowly ease today and die out on Monday. A ridge approaching on Tuesday brings northerlies again.
GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Strong wind advisory.
Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this morning, then easing to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough this morning, then easing this evening. Fair visibility in showers.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northerly easing to 15 knots during morning and dying way in the afternoon. Mainly fine, a few morning showers. Tuesday: Northwest 10 knots developing later. Mainly fine. Wednesday: Northwest rising to 15 knots. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres for a time today, then easing to half a metre or less late Monday.