Page last updated: 1:31AM Sunday July 05, 2015
Few morning and evening showers. SW easing.
A few showers become more frequent afternoon. Westerlies.
Showers turning to rain morning. Westerlies ease.
Periods of rain. A Southerly change.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots this morning, and to westerly 15 knots this evening. Very rough sea easing. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain,with some heavy and possibly thundery falls, clearing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising to northwest 25 knots early Monday morning, easing Monday evening westerly 15 knots, changing Wednesday morning southerly 25 knots. Sea rough at times.
Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.
A low moves past the upper North Island today. The low moves away to the east on Sunday, leaving a westerly flow over the country. A trough moves onto the upper North Island on Tuesday.
GALE warning for BRETT
Strong wind advisory.
Saturday: Southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots, then turning southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots this evening. Rough sea. Poor visibility in rain, with heavy and possibly thundery falls, easing overnight.
Sunday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time in the morning the easing to 20 knots early afternoon. Turning westerly 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing early afternoon. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing in the morning.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northwest rising to 25 knots in the morning, easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. A few showers. Tuesday: Westerly 15 knots. A few showers turning to rain in the morning. Wednesday: Southerly 20 knots developing early morning. Periods of rain.