Page last updated: 10:51PM Wednesday March 04, 2015
Cloudy periods, a shower or two. Light winds.
Fine spells, a light shower or two. Easterlies.
Cloudy periods, a few showers. Humid northerlies.
Showers from afternoon. Northerly strengthens, then W ly.
Easterly rising to 15 knots overnight. Sea slight. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Friday morning northwest 15 knots, rising for a time Saturday westerly 25 knots with rough sea. Becoming Sunday variable 10 knots. Moderate northeast swell easing Friday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A shallow low just north of the region moves slowly away to the east. An active front moves east across the country from the Tasman Sea on Friday, followed a westerly flow until a ridge builds over the area on Sunday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Wednesday: Easterly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in patchy rain.
Thursday: Southeast 10 knots developing early morning, rising to 15 knots north of Slipper Island for a time late morning, then becoming northeast 15 knots everywhere in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine spells, fair visibility in a few light showers.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Becoming northwest 20 knots in the morning, easing to westerly 10 knots in the afternoon. A few showers, clearing later. Saturday: Westerly rising to 25 knots in the morning, easing to southwest 20 knots later. Cloudy periods, brief showers. Sunday: Southwest 15 knots. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northeast 1 metre, rising to 2 metres Thursday, easing to 1.5 metres Friday and 1 metre Saturday.