Page last updated: 3:52PM Thursday October 23, 2014
Cloudy periods, afternoon showers. Westerlies developing.
Morning cloud, then fine. Southerly change.
Fine. Light winds.
Cloudy periods increasing. Northwesterlies developing.
Variable 10 knots. Northwest 20 knots developing this afternoon, turning southwest 25 knots Friday morning, then southeast 25 knots Friday evening. Sea becoming rough. Easterly swell 1 metre.Fair visibility in a few showers. Fair visibility in showers for a time Friday afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday afternoon southwest 15 knots. Rising Sunday southwest 25 knots, becoming Monday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||23 Oct||06:46||1.7 m|
|L||23 Oct||12:57||0.3 m|
|H||23 Oct||19:18||1.7 m|
|L||24 Oct||01:15||0.3 m|
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A front moves north over the region tomorrow, followed by a ridge on Saturday. Northwesterlies develop early Monday ahead of another front expected late Monday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon, then becoming southwest 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in afternoon and early evening showers.
Friday: Southwest rising to 20 knots in the morning, and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon, then turning southerly early evening and easing to 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough in the afternoon, easing late evening. Mainly fine, fair visibility in early afternoon shower or two.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Southeast 10 knots, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Fine. Sunday: Southwest 15 knots. Fine. Monday: Becoming northwest 20 knots. Rain developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Easterly 1 metre, easing to half a metre Friday, then dying out late Saturday. Northerly half a metre developing Monday.