Page last updated: 7:18AM Saturday December 07, 2013
Brief rain around middle of the day. Northwesterlies.
Long fine spells, chance shower. Northwest breezes.
Fine spells, a few showers. Southwest change.
Fine with light winds.
Northwest rising to 20 knots this morning. Sea becoming moderate. Northeast swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in brief rain this afternoon and evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, turning early Tuesday southwest 15 knots.
Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
Humid northerlies lie ahead of a low and trough in the Tasman Sea. The trough slowly moves eastwards across the area today, followed by a west to northwest flow,then a ridge from Monday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Saturday: Northwest 15 knots, becoming northerly 20 knots late morning, then changing northwest 15 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate late morning, then easing this afternoon. Fair visibility in brief afternoon rain.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northwest 15 knots. Long fine spells. Monday: Northwest 15 knots but late change southwest 15 knots. Mainly fine, a few showers. Tuesday: Southwest 10 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less today.