Page last updated: 8:12AM Wednesday October 01, 2014
Mainly fine, rain developing evening. Northwesterlies.
Occasional showers. Strengthening westerlies.
Showers. Strong southwesterlies.
Southerly 25 knots, easing to southwest 15 knots this afternoon.Rough sea easing. Southeast swell 4 metres offshore easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, rising early Friday 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate easterly swell easing Friday.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
A deep low east of the upper North Island moves away to the east today. A trough moves across the area on Thursday, followed by a cold front on Friday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong Wind Advisory.
Wednesday: Southerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots but southwest 15 knots south of Slipper Island, easing to 20 knots in the north this morning and to variable 5 knots everywhere this afternoon. Becoming southwest 10 knots this evening. Rough sea in the north, easing this morning. Fine.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Becoming northwest 20 knots. Occasional rain developing. Friday: Westerly rising to 30 knots. Showers. Saturday: Southwest easing to 25 knots. Showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Easterly 2.5 metres, easing to 1.5 metres late today, to 1 metre Thursday and dying out Friday. Northerly 1 metre developing Friday.