Page last updated: 11:42PM Saturday March 28, 2015
Mostly cloudy, with a few showers. Northerlies.
Periods of rain,some heavy,possibly thundery.Strong NW.
Few showers at first,fine spells. Southwest change.
Mainly fine. Light winds.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots for a time this afternoon.Sea becoming very rough for a time. Poor visibility in showers,turning to rain this morning, heavy and possibly thundery at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots, changing late Monday morning southwest 15 knots. Easing Monday night variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday northerly 20 knots.
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 by southwesterlies. A ridge builds over the country late Tuesday.
GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS
Strong wind advisory.
Saturday: Northeast 10 knots. Sea slight. Fair visibility in a few showers.
Sunday: Becoming northwest 20 knots in the morning, rising to northwest 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.