Page last updated: 7:52AM Saturday October 25, 2014
Fine,southerlies easing.Cloud and W ly develops afternoon.
Cloud increasing, evening rain. Northwest freshens.
Rain clearing. Northwest changing southeast then dying.
Occasional showers. Gusty northerly tending westerly.
Southeast 25 knots easing to southeast 15 knots but variable 10 knots west of Farewell Spit to Hawera this morning. Becoming northwest 25 knots but 15 knots in the west late this afternoon. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell in the west, 3 metres easing. Southeast swell 2 metres easing. Westerly swell in the east, 2 metres at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Sunday morning northwest 30 knots, turning early Monday southeast 30 knots, easing late Monday variable 10 knots, becoming early Tuesday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell in west at times. Moderate northwest swell at times.