Page last updated: 2:01PM Thursday September 18, 2014
Few showers to rain evening. Northwesterlies.
Rain to showers AM, some heavy falls. W ly strengthens.
Morning rain, then showers. Strong gusty westerlies.
Showers becoming less frequent. Southwest change.
Northerly 15 knots, rising to 30 knots late this evening. Becoming westerly 20 knots Friday morning. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northwest swell 1 metre developing for a time. Poor visibility in rain developing late this evening, possibly thundery, easing to showers Friday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, rising Saturday morning 35 knots with very rough sea, turning early Sunday southwest 30 knots, easing late Monday southwest 20 knots.
Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.
Ahead of a complex low and associated fronts, a northerly flow strengthens today. The flow turns westerly behind the low on Friday. The flow strengthens again ahead of a complex trough, which is expected to move across the region early on Sunday, followed by strong southwesterlies.
NIL warning for BRETT
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday: Northerly 15, rising to 20 knots this afternoon and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late this evening. Sea becoming rough late this evening. Cloudy periods. Poor visibility in rain developing overnight,possibly thundery.
Friday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, becoming northwest 15 knots in the morning, rising to 20 knots for a time in the afternoon. Rough sea easing in the morning. Poor visibility in rain, possibly thundery, easing to a few showers in the morning.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest 30 knots. Morning rain, then showers. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots. Showers becoming less frequent. Monday: Southwest 25 knots. A few showers.