Page last updated: 6:43PM Friday April 18, 2014
Showers, possibly thundery, ease evening. Northeasterlies.
Fine spells, showers, possibly heavy. Northwesterlies.
Showers from afternoon. Northwest freshen.
Occasional showers, clearing. Wind turn westerly.
Northeast 30 knots but 20 knots east of Hawera to Cape Farewell, easing to 20 knots but 10 knots in the east overnight. Becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere Saturday afternoon, then rising to 25 knots Saturday evening. Sea rough at times. Northwest swell 3 metres easing. Southeast swell 2 metres, dying out. Southwest swell in the west, 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery this evening, easing Saturday evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots, becoming early Monday northwest 25 knots but southwest 25 knots in the west, and Tuesday variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots in the west. Sea rough at times. Moderate northwest swell dying out Sunday. Southwest swell in the west becoming moderate Sunday.