Now
17°
12°
11°
Occasional showers, frequent/heavy tonight. Westerlies.
WSW
Sunrise
7.23AM
Sunset
5.13PM
Tomorrow
16°
°
Occasional showers. Strong westerlies easing.
Sunrise
7.24AM
Sunset
5.13PM
Wednesday
14°
°
Showers, some heavy, easing afternoon. Southeast change.
Sunrise
7.25AM
Sunset
5.13PM
Thursday
14°
°
Showers clearing,becoming fine. Southerlies easing.
Sunrise
7.25AM
Sunset
5.12PM

Today

17°

11°

Tomorrow

16°

7°

Wednesday

14°

6°

Thursday

14°

6°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
2:13AM
HIGH  3.1M
8:19AM
LOW  0.7M
2:37PM
HIGH  3.0M
8:44PM
LOW  0.8M
5:01PM
HIGH  3.6M
11:18PM
LOW  1.1M
5:30AM
HIGH  3.8M
11:55AM
LOW  1.0M

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Wednesday

North Island, Showers, some heavy with thunderstorms possible in the north easing. Occasional showers in Wellington and the east and fine breaks elsewhere. South Island, any remaining showers retreating to the south and east coasts and snow levels lifting, otherwise mainly fine, with morning frosts in some places.

Thursday

North Island, occasional showers in the north and east including Wellington. Elsewhere, fine or becoming fine. South Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but a few showers about Banks Peninsula and the south coast.

Friday

North Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but a few showers in the north and east. South Island, Fine with morning frosts for most but a few showers about the the south coast and Buller.

Chatham Islands

Rain or showers on Wednesday until Friday. Southwesterlies strong at times.

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

Showers, with isolated thunderstorms possible in the west.

Bay of Plenty

Fine apart from isolated showers.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine today. Scattered showers developing tomorrow.

Horowhenua to Wellington, also Wairarapa and Marlborough

Showers developing overnight.

Nelson, Buller and Westland north of Hokitika

Showers, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms possible in Buller and western Nelson, clearing overnight. Mainly fine tomorrow.

Remainder of Westland and Fiordland

Fine, apart from some showers near the south coast.

Canterbury, Central and North Otago

Mainly fine at first. Showers about Banks Peninsula, spreading further inland tonight. Snow lowering to 400 to 500 metres tomorrow morning, before clearing south of Ashburton tomorrow evening.

Dunedin, Clutha and Southland

Showers, with snow lowering to 300 to 400 metres early tomorrow morning, then clearing towards evening.

Chatham Islands

Rain or showers.

Colville

Westerly 25 knots. Sea rough. Northwest swell 1 metre, dying out.Poor visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday morning westerly 15 knots, turning Wednesday afternoon southeast 15 knots, rising Wednesday evening 25 knots,easing late Thursday 15 knots. Sea rough at times.

Kaipara

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Westerly 25 knots rising to 35 knots south of Hokianga Harbour for a time Tuesday morning. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre dying out. Poor visibility in showers, with possible thunderstorms from Tuesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday morning southwest 15 knots, turning Wednesday afternoon southeast 15 knots, rising Wednesday evening 25 knots,easing late Thursday 15 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell.

Auckland

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

Situation
An unstable cold south to southwest flow covers the country. A trough passes over the North Island on Tuesday and Wednesday then a ridge builds over the country from Thursday.

Warning
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas.

Forecast
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Monday: Westerly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Poor visibility in showers, with possible thunderstorms this evening. Tuesday: Westerly 20 knots rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning. Easing to southwest 15 knots in the afternoon and to variable 5 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough in the morning, easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in showers, with possible thunderstorms. Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Sea rough. Poor visibility in showers. Tuesday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 15 knots in the afternoon and to variable 5 knots south of Whangaparaoa in the evening. Rough sea easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in showers.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots turning southeast in the afternoon, rising to 25 knots north of Whangaparaoa later. Showers and possible thunderstorms. Thursday: Southeast 15 knots but 25 knots north of Whangaparaoa, becoming southerly 15 knots everywhere. Showers clearing and becoming fine. Friday: Southerly 10 knots but southeast 15 knots north of Whangaparaoa. Mainly fine.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: Northerly 1 metre easing to half a metre or less today. Southeast 1. 5 metres developing Thursday, easing to half a metre Friday. West Coast: Westerly 2.5 metres, easing to southwest 2 metres today, rising to 3 metres Tuesday, easing to 1.5 metres Thursday, rising to 2 metres Friday.