Page last updated: 11:22AM Monday May 04, 2015
Cloudy. Northerlies developing in the morning.
Occasional showers. Storng northwest.
Rain, clearing later. Strong northwest easing.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 30 knots, easing to northwest 20 knots overnight. Rising to northerly 35 knots Tuesday afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Southerly swell 1 metre, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday morning northerly 50 knots with high sea, easing late Thursday northwest 35 knots, then to 25 knots early Friday. Rising late Friday northwest 35 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Wednesday, easing late Thursday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A high over the area moves away east today and Tuesday as a trough approaches from the west. This trough, preceded by a strong north to northwest flow, is expected to move east over the area on Thursday. A second trough moves over the area late Friday.
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Monday: Northerly 10 knots. Sea slight. Mostly cloudy.
Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots rising to 15 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Mostly cloudy.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northerly rising to 25 knots. Occasional showers. Thursday: Northerly 25 knots, easing to northwest 15 knots in the evening. Rain, clearing late. Friday: Northerly 15 knots rising to northwest 25 knots later. Fine spells and a few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Westerly half a metre or less, rising to northwest 1.5 metres Wednesday and to 2 metres for a time Thursday.