Page last updated: 2:31AM Thursday August 28, 2014
Mostly cloudy, a few showers. Fresh easterlies.
Rain developing. Strong easterlies.
Rain, chance heavy. Strong gusty easterlies.
Rain then showers. Strong easterlies easing.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Easterly 30 knots, rising to northeast 40 knots north of Cape Brett this evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Northeast swell 2 metres developing. Southeast swell offshore, 1 metre dying out. Fair visibility in a few showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Friday morning northeast 35 knots, then easing Sunday northerly 25 knots. Very rough sea easing. Moderate northeast swell, heavy in the north.
Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.
An easterly flow gradually strengthens over the next few days as a low approaches from the north Tasman Sea.
GALE warning for BRETT
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday: Easterly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots this evening. Sea rough. Fair visibility in a few showers.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 30 knots. Showers turning to rain. Saturday: Northeast rising to 35 knots. Rain, possibly heavy. Sunday: Easing to northerly 20 knots. Rain, easing to showers.