Page last updated: 4:31AM Sunday December 21, 2014
Rain, clearing morning, then fine. Light winds.
Mainly fine. Northerly developing.
Fine spells, few showers from afternoon. Light winds.
Cloudy periods, odd shower. Northeast.
Northerly 20 knots, changing northwest 15 knots this morning and southwest 15 knots this evening. Sea moderate, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain, clearing about midday.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning variable 10 knots, becoming Tuesday southeast 15 knots.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A trough that moves east across the area this morning followed by a southwest change. A ridge of high pressure spreads slowly east over the region during Monday and Tuesday, while a weak trough affects the Far North. The ridge lies slow-moving to the east of the country on Wednesday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Sunday: Northerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time this morning. Becoming southwest 10 knots but 15 knots south of Slipper Island this evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in rain, clearing this morning.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Easing to variable 10 knots. Mainly fine. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots. Few showers. Wednesday: Easterly 15 knots. Few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northeast 1 metre.