Page last updated: 3:42AM Saturday April 19, 2014
Fine spells, afternoon showers. Northwest developing.
Showers from afternoon. Northwest freshen.
Occasional showers, clearing. Wind turn westerly.
Fine spells developing. Southwest dying out.
Northerly 15 knots rising to 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough.Southerly swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few morning and evening showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising Sunday afternoon 40 knots with very rough sea, changing early Monday southerly 20 knots, easing late Monday 10 knots. Moderate southeast swell easing Sunday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A deep low west of the South Island directs a northeast flow over the area. The low moves further south,crossing the far south late today.A broad trough is expected to move onto the country on Sunday,followed by southwesterlies. A ridge spreads over the country on Tuesday.
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Saturday: Northeast 10 knots, becoming northerly 15 knots this evening, rising to 20 knots tonight. Sea becoming moderate tonight. Fair visibility in occasional showers.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northwest rising to 25 knots in the morning. Few showers from afternoon. Monday: Northwest easing to 15 knots early, changing southwest 15 knots late. Showers easing. Tuesday: Easing to southerly 10 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest 1 metre easing to half a metre today, then rising to 1 metre Monday, dying out Tuesday.