Page last updated: 5:22PM Friday October 31, 2014
Fine spells. Gusty northwesterlies easing evening.
Morning and evening cloud. Northerlies freshening.
Drizzle at times. Northerly becoming strong.
Rain, then clearing with strong northwest easing.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots early this evening. Changing southerly 15 knots late evening, then easing to variable 10 knots overnight. Northwest 20 knots developing late Saturday morning. Gradually rising to 35 knots Saturday evening. Sea very rough at times.Southerly swell rising to 1 metre for a time.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 35 knots, rising Sunday 50 knots with high sea, easing Monday 30 knots.Changing Tuesday southerly 20 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing for a time late Sunday and early Monday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Disturbed westerlies ease today as a narrow ridge develops over the area.An active front preceded by strong northerlies moves up over the area late Sunday.A trough moves across the area early on Tuesday as a Ridge builds to the south of the area.
GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Strong wind advisory.
Friday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots this evening. Rough sea easing this evening. Fine spells.
Saturday: Northwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Fine, late cloud.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly rising to 30 knots. Drizzle developing. Monday: Easing to northwest 20 knots. Morning rain, then mainly fine. Tuesday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southerly 10 knots late. Mainly fine, chance shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest 1.5 metres easing to half a metre Saturday, then rising to 2.5 metres late Sunday, easing to a metre on Monday and dying out Tuesday.