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Now
18°
15°
14°
Showers. Strong southwesterlies.
WSW
Sunrise
Tue May 18 07:14:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Tue May 18 17:20:00 NZST 2021
Tomorrow
18°
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14°
Cloudy periods, and one or two showers. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Wed May 19 07:15:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Wed May 19 17:20:00 NZST 2021
Thu May 20 00:00:00 NZST 2021
19°
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12°
Cloudy periods, and chance shower. Southwesterlies dying out in the evening.
Sunrise
Thu May 20 07:16:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Thu May 20 17:19:00 NZST 2021
Fri May 21 00:00:00 NZST 2021
18°
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11°
Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Sunrise
Fri May 21 07:17:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Fri May 21 17:18:00 NZST 2021

Today

18°

14°

Tomorrow

18°

14°

Thu May 20 00:00:00 NZST 2021

19°

12°

Fri May 21 00:00:00 NZST 2021

18°

11°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
Wed May 19 00:14:00 NZST 2021
HIGH  3.0M
Wed May 19 06:21:00 NZST 2021
LOW  1.1M
Wed May 19 12:38:00 NZST 2021
HIGH  2.9M
Wed May 19 18:34:00 NZST 2021
LOW  1.0M
Wed May 19 03:11:00 NZST 2021
HIGH  3.5M
Wed May 19 09:35:00 NZST 2021
LOW  1.3M
Wed May 19 15:41:00 NZST 2021
HIGH  3.4M
Wed May 19 21:53:00 NZST 2021
LOW  1.3M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Thursday

North Island: Isolated showers in the west and north. Fine elsewhere. South Island: Showers in Fiordland, then rain south of the Glaciers from evening. A few showers about south coast. Fine elsewhere. Severe gale northwesterly in Fiordland and Southland.

Friday

North Island: Fine in the east. Isolated showers in the west and north, and developing in the south later. South Island: Rain spreading north in the morning, possibly heavy in the west, then easing to a few showers. Remaining dry in Nelson and inland Marlborough.

Saturday

North Island: Cloudy with a few showers in Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. Fine elsewhere. South Island: A few showers in Fiordland and about south coast. Fine elsewhere, morning frosts in Otago and Canterbury.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods on Thursday and strong southwesterlies easing. A few showers with northwesterlies on Friday, clearing as winds turn southwest early Saturday.

Northland to Manawatu, including Coromandel Peninsula and the central high country

Scattered showers, easing tomorrow.

Bay of Plenty

Mostly fine, however the chance of a shower in the west tomorrow morning.

Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa

Fine. Gusty westerlies, severe gale about exposed parts of Wairarapa and Central Hawke's Bay this evening.

Horowhenua to Wellington

Fine, with a few cloudy periods.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury, Southern Lakes, Central and North Otago

Mainly fine. Isolated showers in Central Otago and Southern Lakes clearing tomorrow morning. Westerly gales about northern Nelson and Marlborough Sounds this evening.

Buller, Westland

Showers, clearing southern Westland tomorrow afternoon.

Dunedin, Clutha, Southland, Fiordland

Showers, falling as snow to about 600 metres tonight. Clearing eastern areas tomorrow. Southwest gales about coastal Southland and Otago tonight.

Chatham Islands

Periods of rain, possibly thundery, easing tomorrow afternoon.

Colville

Wednesday : Westerly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northerly swell 1 metre easing. Fair visibility in afternoon showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Thursday: Southwest 15 knots, dying out in the afternoon. Friday: Variable 10 knots, southeast 15 knots developing in the evening. Saturday: Southeast 15 knots rising to 30 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southeast swell developing.

Kaipara

Wednesday : Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots late evening. Rough sea easing. Very long period southwest swell 6 metres easing. Fair visibility in morning and afternoon showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Thursday: Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Heavy southwest swell easing. Friday: Variable 10 knots, southeast 15 knots developing in the evening. Moderate southwest swell. Saturday: Southeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate southeast swell developing north of Cape Reinga.

Auckland

Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.

Situation
A strong southwest flow prevails across New Zealand today. A ridge develops over the North Island on Thursday and another active front moves up the country during Friday and Saturday. Later on Saturday a subtropical low approaches from the north, causing a southeast flow for the North Island.

Warning
Strong wind advisory for Manukau Harbour, Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville

Forecast
For Manukau Harbour: Wednesday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 20 knots in the afternoon, and to 15 knots late evening. Rough sea easing in the afternoon. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few morning and afternoon showers. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres for a time. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Southwest swell easing to 2.5 metres. Friday: Southwest 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Partly cloudy. Southwest swell easing to 2 metres. Saturday: Southeast 10 knots developing. Fine. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. For Waitemata Harbour: Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots late evening. Moderate sea easing in the evening. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few morning and afternoon showers. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Friday: Southwest 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Partly cloudy. Saturday: Southeast 10 knots developing. Fine. For Hauraki Gulf: Wednesday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots in the afternoon and to 15 knots late evening. Rough sea easing in the afternoon. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few morning and afternoon showers. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Friday: Southwest 10 knots turning southerly in the morning, rising to 15 knots at night. Partly cloudy. Saturday: Southeast 15 knots rising to 20 knots. Fine. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Wednesday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 30 knots gusting 40 knots about the Colville Channel. Easing to southwest 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots across the Channel in the morning. Becoming southwest 20 knots everywhere afternoon, easing to 15 knots late evening. Rough sea across Colville Channel easing in the afternoon. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few morning and afternoon showers. Northerly swell half a metre dying out. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Friday: Southwest 10 knots turning southerly in the morning, rising to 15 knots at night. Partly cloudy. Saturday: Southeast 15 knots rising to 20 knots. Fine. Easterly swell 2 metres developing.

Outlook