Page last updated: 10:53AM Thursday August 28, 2014
Cloudy periods. Easterlies.
Cloudy periods, few showers develop afternoon. E ly.
Mostly cloudy, drizzle at times. Easterlies.
Rain developing, chance heavy. Fresh northeast.
Easterly 15 knots but 25 knots north of Mayor Island. Sea rough in the north. Southeast swell offshore, 1 metre dying out. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in isolated showers in the north.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Friday afternoon northeast 25 knots, then rising Sunday 35 knots with very rough sea.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||27 Aug||20:55||1.7 m|
|L||28 Aug||02:53||0.3 m|
|H||28 Aug||09:12||1.8 m|
|L||28 Aug||15:20||0.3 m|
|H||28 Aug||21:34||1.7 m|
|L||29 Aug||03:32||0.3 m|
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A ridge of high pressure lies to the South. An easterly flow strengthens over the area ahead of a slow moving front and low approaching from the north Tasman Sea. The ridge moves to the east of the country on Saturday and the front drifts south during Sunday, with winds easing behind.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday: Easterly 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots north of Slipper Island. Sea rough in the north. Fair visibility in a few showers.
Friday: Easterly 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the north, rising to 25 knots everywhere in the morning. Sea becoming rough everywhere in the morning. Fair visibility in occasional showers.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northeast rising to 30 knots. Rain. Sunday: Northeast rising to 35 knots. Rain. Monday: Easing to westerly 20 knots. Showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Easterly about half a metre, rising to northeast 1 metre Friday, to 2 metres Saturday and to 3 metres Sunday, then easing to 2 metres Monday.