Page last updated: 7:41PM Tuesday September 02, 2014
Fine spells, few showers clearing evening.Light winds.
Mostly sunny. Light winds.
Few showers developing,evening rain.Northeasterlies.
Periods of rain. Northeast tend southeast.
Southwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots Wednesday morning. Moderate sea easing. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers, clearing overnight.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Thursday morning northeast 20 knots, rising Thursday afternoon 30 knots with rough sea, easing Thursday night northerly 20 knots. Changing late Friday southerly 15 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Friday, easing Saturday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
The low to the east of the area slowly moves away by Wednesday, followed by a brief ridge. A second low approaches the country from the Tasman Sea on Thursday, bringing a northeast flow to the area. The second low then moves onto the upper North Island on Friday, and away to the east on Saturday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Tuesday: Southerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Fine spells, fair visibility in isolated showers.
Wednesday: Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Northerly 10 knots developing in the afternoon, tending northwest 10 knots in the evening.Sea slight. Mostly sunny, few morning showers.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northeast rising to 15 knots in the morning, and to 25 knots in the afternoon. Rain developing. Friday: Northerly easing 15 knots early morning, changing southerly 15 knots at night. Periods of rain. Saturday: Southerly 15 knots. Showers clearing.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northeast 1 metre, easing to easterly half a metre Wednesday night, dying out Thursday night. Northerly 1.5 metres developing early Friday, easing to half a metre Saturday.