Page last updated: 5:01PM Thursday October 23, 2014
Cloud increasing, late drizzle. Fresh northwesterlies.
Early showers with southerly change, clears afternoon.
Mainly fine. Westerlies developing.
Becoming cloudy. Freshening northwesterlies.
Westerly 25 knots, becoming southeast 30 knots but southwest 25 knots west of Farewell Spit to Hawera Friday morning, then becoming southeast 20 knots everywhere Friday evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell in the west, rising to 3 metres. Westerly swell in the east, rising to 2 metres for a time.Southeast swell 2 metres developing.Poor visibility in showers developing overnight.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning variable 10 knots.Developing Saturday night westerly 20 knots, rising Sunday northwest 30 knots.Becoming Monday southeast 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate swell in west at times. Moderate northwest swell developing for a time Monday.