Now
16°
10°
Cloudy periods, a few showers. Northerlies.
NE
Sunrise
2.07PM
Sunset
2.07PM
Tomorrow
17°
°
10°
A period of morning rain,then fine spells.N ly turns W ly.
Sunrise
7.24AM
Sunset
5.31PM
Wednesday
17°
°
11°
Cloudy periods, a few showers. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
7.23AM
Sunset
5.32PM
Thursday
15°
°
12°
Showers turn to rain for a time. Strong westerlies.
Sunrise
7.23AM
Sunset
5.33PM

Today

16°

9°

Tomorrow

17°

10°

Wednesday

17°

11°

Thursday

15°

12°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
11:45PM
HIGH  3.3M
5:47AM
LOW  0.5M
12:07PM
HIGH  3.2M
6:06PM
LOW  0.6M
2:48AM
HIGH  4.0M
9:08AM
LOW  0.8M
3:18PM
HIGH  3.8M
9:32PM
LOW  0.9M

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Wednesday

North Island, occasional showers in the west and north, mainly fine in the east. South Island, periods of rain in the west, with heavy falls possible. A few spots of rain in the east before dawn, otherwise fine with high cloud.

Thursday

North Island, rain for most places, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms in the west. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. Scattered rain at times in the east, but fine breaks also.

Friday

Showers in the west, fine or becoming fine in the east. However, scattered rain in the far south, with snow possible down to 400 metres at first.

Chatham Islands

Fine breaks on Wednesday, but showers developing later with winds turning northwest. Showers Thursday, and northwesterlies becoming strong at times. A period of rain Friday, followed by showers, with winds changing strong southwesterly.

Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Taupo and Taumarunui

Fine spells and a few showers today. Rain tomorrow morning, briefly heavy, followed by cloudy periods and isolated showers in the west.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine apart from a period of heavy rain in the morning.

Whanganui to Kapiti, also Taihape

Fine spells, with a few showers until tomorrow afternoon. Snow possibly affecting the Desert Road tomorrow morning.

Wellington, Wairarapa, Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago

Fine, with high cloud tomorrow.

Buller and Westland

Scattered showers clearing overnight. However, rain developing south of Hokitika tomorrow evening.

Fiordland

Showers today. Rain tomorrow, heavy and possibly thundery from evening.

Southland

A few coastal showers until early morning. Cloud increasing tomorrow, with a few spots of rain from afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers, easing tomorrow.

Colville

Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots early morning, turning westerly 25 knots late morning, then easing to 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain developing morning, easing afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, rising early Thursday northwest 30 knots, changing late Thursday southwest 30 knots, then easing late Friday westerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Kaipara

Northerly 20 knots, rising to 30 knots for a time early morning. Becoming southwest 20 knots late morning. Sea becoming rough for a time. Westerly swell 4 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain, easing late morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, rising early Thursday northwest 30 knots, changing late Thursday southwest 30 knots, then easing Friday westerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Westerly swell, becoming heavy Friday.

Auckland

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

Situation
A series of weak troughs embedded within an unsettled westerly flow affect the area through the forecast period.

Warning
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas

Forecast
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning, then turning westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning, easing to 20 knots late afternoon then to 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the morning. Poor visibility in morning rain, afternoon fine spells.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Tending northwest 15 knots. A few showers. Thursday: Northwest rising to 25 knots early, changing westerly 20 knots late.A period of rain, possibly heavy. Friday: Westerly rising to 25 knots early, easing to 20 knots late. Showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time Thursday. West Coast: Southwest 4 metres easing to 2.5 metres late today and 2 metres Wednesday. Southwest rising to 3.5 metres Thursday and 4 metres Friday.