Page last updated: 11:02PM Thursday July 02, 2015
Cloud increasing. Gentle breezes.
Occasional drizzle, then rain from afternoon. Gusty N ly.
Periods of rain, heavy falls. Southwest change.
Rain gradually clearing. Southwesterlies easing.
Northwest 15 knots rising to 25 knots this morning.Sea becoming rough. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning easterly 20 knots, then overnight Saturday southwest 25 knots, turning late Monday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A ridge moves off the North Island today and northwesterlies develop ahead of an approaching trough. The trough is expected to move slowly east over the area overnight Friday and early Saturday, followed by southwesterlies. The flow turns northwest again on Monday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Fine spells.
Friday: Northerly 10 knots rising to 15 knots in the morning and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots around midday. Sea becoming rough around midday. Fair visibility in a few showers turning to rain in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Becoming easterly 15 knots in the morning, then southwest 30 knots late. Rain easing to showers later. Sunday: Southwest 30 knots, easing to 20 knots in the evening. Showers easing. Monday: Westerly 20 knots, turning northwest late. Cloudy periods, a few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northerly 1 metre developing late Friday, turning northeast Saturday and easing to half a metre Sunday.