Page last updated: 10:51PM Monday May 25, 2015
Showers, some heavy. Fresh southwest.
Fine spells, few showers. Fresh southwesterlies easing.
Showers clearing, becoming fine with dying southerlies.
Fine with light winds.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots Tuesday morning. Very rough sea, easing. Fair visibility in showers, easing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday afternoon southerly 15 knots. Turning late Thursday easterly 10 knots.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A strong southwesterly flow over the region gradually eases on Tuesday. A ridge of high pressure builds over the area from Wednesday and remains for the rest of the forecast period.
GALE warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory.
Monday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 40 knots, easing to 20 knots late evening. Rough sea easing overnight. Fair visibility in occasional showers, easing overnight.
Tuesday: Southwest rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the morning and afternoon. Southwest easing to 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the morning and afternoon. Cloudy periods with fair visibility in the odd shower, clearing in the afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, turning southerly 10 knots by afternoon. Fine,but a few early showers. Thursday: Easing to variable 5 knots. Fine. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Fine weather.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Nil significant.