Now
17°
12°
10°
Fine spells and a few showers. Northwesterlies.
N
Sunrise
6.12AM
Sunset
6.16PM
Tomorrow
16°
°
11°
Showers, becoming few and far between from afternoon. Fresh southwesterlies developing.
Sunrise
6.10AM
Sunset
6.17PM
Saturday
17°
°
11°
Cloudy periods. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
6.09AM
Sunset
6.18PM
Sunday
18°
°
12°
Cloudy periods. Westerlies.
Sunrise
7.07AM
Sunset
7.19PM

Today

17°

10°

Tomorrow

16°

11°

Saturday

17°

11°

Sunday

18°

12°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
8:16PM
HIGH  3.4M
2:20AM
LOW  0.4M
8:44AM
HIGH  3.3M
2:36PM
LOW  0.4M
11:30PM
HIGH  4.3M
5:41AM
LOW  0.5M
11:52AM
HIGH  4.2M
5:58PM
LOW  0.5M

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Saturday

North Island, fine spells. Remaining showers in the east and also about Northland clearing. Cloud increasing from Waikato to Kapiti in the evening, with a few showers for Kapiti. South Island, showers in the south and west and mainly fine elsewhere.

Sunday

North Island, mostly cloudy in the west with a few showers from Waikato southwards. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west, turning to rain about south Westland and Fiordland, with heavy falls later. Mostly sunny elsewhere.

Monday

North Island, rain spreading everywhere, with heavy falls in the west from Waitomo southwards. South Island, rain in the west, heavy at times with thunderstorms possible. Brief rain in the east.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing on Saturday with easterlies dying out. Cloudy periods and northwesterlies developing on Sunday, with northwesterlies strengthening on Monday.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato and Coromandel

Showers becoming widespread and heavy for a time overnight and tomorrow morning, with possible thunderstorms. Fine spells increasing from afternoon.

Waitomo, Taumarunui and Taranaki, also Bay of Plenty and Taupo

A few showers, some heavy, but long fine spells as well.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Rain clearing tonight. A few showers tomorrow, especially in the afternoon and evening when some may be heavy.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Occasional rain, more perstistent and heavy for a time tomorrow morning, then easing.

Nelson, Buller and Westland

Showers clearing tonight, but a few return north of Hokitika tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Showers about eastern Otago until midday tomorrow. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Fiordland

Scattered rain developing tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

A few showers developing tomorrow.

Colville

Northwest 15 knots changing southwest 15 knots Friday morning, then rising to 25 knots Friday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southeast swell 1 metre. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots gradually easing Saturday 15 knots, then turning Sunday northwest 15 knots and rising Monday 25 knots. Rough sea easing for a time.

Kaipara

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of Hokianga Harbour: Westerly 15 knots rising to northwest 25 knots this evening, then to westerly 35 knots early Friday morning. Becoming southwest 25 knots late Friday morning.Elsewhere:Northwest 15 knots changing southwest 25 knots Friday morning. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Northwest swell 1 metre,developing. Fair visibility in showers, clearing Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots easing Saturday afternoon 15 knots, then turning Sunday morning northwest 15 knots and rising Monday 25 knots. Rough sea easing for a time. Moderate southwest swell easing Saturday.Moderate northwest swell developing Monday.

Auckland

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

Situation
A complex low moves slowly over the country today and tomorrow, followed by a narrow ridge. Northwesterlies strengthen during Sunday ahead of a front that moves over the country on Monday.

Warning
Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville

Forecast
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Thursday: Westerly 10 knots turning northerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposed tide. Fair visibility in a few showers, becoming more frequent overnight. Friday: Northerly 10 knots rising to 15 knots early morning then changing southerly 15 knots late morning. Becoming southwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate in the afternoon. Fair visibility in showers, becoming isolated in the afternoon. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Fair visibility in a few showers, becoming more frequent overnight. Friday: Northwest 15 knots changing southerly 15 knots in the morning, then rising to southwest 20 knots early afternoon and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time late afternoon and early evening. Sea becoming rough for a time late afternoon and early evening. Fair visibility in showers, possibly heavy, becoming isolated in the afternoon.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Southwest easing to 15 knots morning. The odd shower. Sunday: Easing to westerly 10 knots early, turning northwest 10 knots later. Cloudy periods, chance shower or two. Monday: Northwest rising to 15 knots morning and 20 knots later. Mainly fine, rain at night.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre for a time today and Friday. Easterly rising to 1 metre today, easing to half a metre Saturday, then rising to 1 metre again for a time late Sunday and early Monday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres rising to 3.5 metres tonight, easing to 2.5 metres Friday and 1.5 metres Saturday. Northwest 1.5 metres developing Monday.