Page last updated: 11:22PM Saturday October 25, 2014
Cloudy periods. Northwesterlies.
Mostly cloudy, rain develops at night. NW strengthens.
Rain clearing. Strong northwest turns southerly.
Showers developing. Strong gusty northwest.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 35 knots. Very rough sea. Southerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning southerly 30 knots. Easing Monday evening southerly 20 knots. Becoming Tuesday northerly 35 knots, rising for a time Wednesday northerly 45 knots with high sea. Southerly swell becoming moderate for a time Monday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Northwesterlies strengthen today ahead of a front that moves north over the area late Sunday, followed by a brief ridge on Monday. Gale northwesterlies develop Tuesday as a trough moves over from the Tasman Sea.
GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS
Strong wind advisory.
Saturday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots late evening. Sea becoming moderate late evening. Fine.
Sunday: Northwest rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough in the morning. Fair visibility in rain developing in the afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Changing southerly 15 knots in the morning, dying out overnight. Rain easing and clearing in the afternoon. Tuesday: Northerly 20 knots and showers developing in the morning. Wednesday: Becoming northwest 30 knots. Showers, some possibly heavy.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 2 metres developing Monday, dying out Tuesday. Northwest 1. 5 metres developing late Wednesday.