Page last updated: 1:41PM Tuesday March 11, 2014
Becoming fine. Afternoon sea breezes.
Morning cloud, then fine. Light winds.
Mainly fine with light winds.
Becoming cloudy. Easterlies strengthening.
Southeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre or less. Fair visibility in isolated showers during Wednesday.
Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots rising Friday 25 knots, and Saturday 45 knots with high sea. Moderate northeast swell developing Friday, becoming heavy Saturday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A large ridge of high pressure centered to the south extends over the area bringing southeasterlies. On Saturday southeasterlies strengthen as the ridge moves southwards and a sub-tropical low approaches from the northeast.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Fine.
Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time during the afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Fine spells, fair visibility in isolated showers.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northeast 10 knots. Cloudy periods, few showers. Friday: Tending southeast 15 knots. Cloudy periods, few showers. Saturday: Rising to southeast 35 knots. Rain developing, heavy falls.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Easterly half a metre rising to northeast 1 metre Thursday, to 1.5 metres Friday, and to 3.5 metres Saturday.