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Now
15°
12°
10°
Showers, with possible squally thunderstorms and hail, more likely from afternoon. Gusty northwesterlies.
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Sunrise
6.56AM
Sunset
5.52PM
Tomorrow
15°
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Showers, some heavy in the morning with squally thunderstorms, possibly gusting 120 km/h. Strong northwesterlies easing in the afternoon.
Sunrise
6.55AM
Sunset
5.53PM
Saturday
15°
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10°
The odd morning shower clearing to fine. Some evening cloud. Brisk southwesterlies.
Sunrise
6.53AM
Sunset
5.54PM
Sunday
16°
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10°
Mainly fine, chance shower. Westerlies.
Sunrise
6.52AM
Sunset
5.55PM

Today

15°

10°

Tomorrow

15°

9°

Saturday

15°

10°

Sunday

16°

10°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
12:11AM
HIGH  2.9M
6:12AM
LOW  0.8M
12:28PM
HIGH  2.9M
6:29PM
LOW  1.0M
2:39PM
HIGH  3.6M
8:50PM
LOW  1.2M
2:58AM
HIGH  3.6M
9:16AM
LOW  1.2M
3:25PM
HIGH  3.5M
9:39PM
LOW  1.3M

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Saturday

North Island, showers gradually clearing in Gisborne. Elsewhere, isolated showers clearing and becoming mainly fine. South Island, showers about Fiordland gradually spreading north, elsewhere fine.

Sunday

North Island, isolated showers in the west, becoming more widespread from Waitomo to Horowhenua Kapiti Coast in the evening. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west turning to rain, with possible heavy falls. Scattered rain spreading east, but remaining dry in Christchurch.

Monday

North Island, rain easing to a few showers from Northland to Manawatu, a few showers developing in the south, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain easing to showers in the west and clearing Westland. Showers in Otago, spreading north during the day.

Chatham Islands

Rain on Saturday and southerlies becoming strong. Rain easing to showers on Sunday and winds tending lighter westerly. Rain returning on on Monday.

All the North Island, except Gisborne to Wairarapa and Wellington

Rain or showers, sometimes heavy with hail, and squally thunderstorms from Taranaki northwards, gradually easing from the west tomorrow.

Gisborne to Wairarapa and Wellington

Fine spells and a few showers, possibly heavy. Rain developing in Gisborne later tomorrow.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Mainly fine. Becoming cloudy and isolated showers developing from tomorrow afternoon.

Buller to Fiordland, als Nelson

Scattered showers, some heavy with hail and isolated thunderstorms, gradually clearing and becoming fine tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

A few showers about the Southern Lakes and coastal Southland, fine elsewhere. Showers spreading everywhere tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

A few showers, turning to rain with heavy falls tonight, clearing to fine for a time tomorrow morning.

Colville

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 30 knots, rising to 40 knots overnight tonight, then easing back to 30 knots Friday morning.Becoming southwest 15 knots Friday afternoon, rising to 25 knots Friday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northerly swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms until evening, and again before dawn. Rain easing Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 30 knots with rough sea, easing late Sunday westerly 20 knots then rising early Monday 30 knots. Changing late Monday southwest 20 knots.Sea rough at times. Moderate northerly swell easing Saturday.

Kaipara

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 30 knots, rising to 40 knots this evening. Becoming westerly 15 knots but 25 knots north of Tauroa Point Friday morning,and southwest 20 knots everywhere Friday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres.Northwest swell 1 metre dying out.Poor visibility in rain,possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms until evening, and again before dawn.Rain easing Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising Saturday afternoon 25 knots with rough sea, then easing early Sunday 15 knots.Turning late Sunday northwest 20 knots, changing late Friday southwest 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell easing Sunday.

Auckland

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

Situation
A complex low pressure system persists over the country through to Friday, followed by a narrow ridge on Saturday. A low is expected to move onto the lower South Island from the west on Sunday with an associated front moving over rest of the South Island late Sunday and over the North Island early Monday, followed by disturbed southwesterlies.

Warning
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas.

Forecast
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Thursday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms from this afternoon. Friday: Northwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots, easing to 15 knots in the morning. Tending westerly 10 knots in the afternoon, rising to southwest 15 knots in the evening. Moderate sea, easing in the morning. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms before dawn. Easing to showers in the afternoon. For the Hauraki Gulf: Thursday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots this evening. Rough sea, easing this evening. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms from this afternoon. Friday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots before dawn, then easing to 20 knots in the morning. Becoming westerly 15 knots in the afternoon,rising to southwest 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough before dawn, easing in the morning. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms before dawn. Easing to showers in the afternoon. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots for a time early evening. Rough sea, easing for a time this evening. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms from this afternoon. Friday: Northwest rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots before dawn, then easing to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning. Changing westerly 15 knots in the afternoon, rising to southwest 20 knots in the evening. Rough sea, easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms before dawn. Easing to showers in the afternoon.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Rising to southwest 25 knots in the morning. A few showers clearing and fine spells increasing. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots gradually turning northwest 20 knots. Mainly fine and the odd light shower. Monday: Turning southwest 20 knots. A few showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Northerly about a metre, rising to about 1.5 metres but 2 metres about the outer Gulf tomorrow, then easing to 1 metre everywhere on Saturday and to half a metre or less on Sunday. Easterly half a metre or less. West Coast: Northwest 1.5 metres easing to 1 metre Friday, dying out Saturday. Southwest 3 metres, rising to 4 metres tonight, and 4.5 to 5 metres on Friday, then easing to 3 metres late Saturday and 2 metres on Sunday. Rising to southwest 4 metres late Monday.