Page last updated: 4:02AM Thursday March 05, 2015
Morning cloud then fine. Light winds and sea breezes.
Rain at times until evening. Northerly strengthening.
Rain developing, clears evening.Northwest becoming strong.
Cloudy periods. Westerlies.
Northwest 10 knots. Turning northeast 10 knots this morning, rising to 20 knots west of Farewell Spit to Hawera, this evening. Sea becoming moderate in the west. Southwest swell in the west, rising to 2 metres.Fair visibility in a few showers this evening, mainly in the west.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Friday morning northwest 30 knots, easing for a time Friday afternoon westerly 20 knots. Rising Saturday westerly 40 knots with very rough sea. Easing late Saturday westerly 25 knots, and late Sunday 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy in the west Saturday, easing Sunday. Moderate northwest swell developing everywhere Friday easing Saturday.