weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR WESTLAND, NORTHWEST NELSON AND MOUNT TARANAKI An active front, preceded by strong moist northerlies, moves eastwards across the South Island today and the North Island during Sunday


Now
16°
14°
11°
Occasional rain and northerly winds.
NNE
Sunrise
6.47AM
Sunset
5.58PM
Tomorrow
17°
°
10°
Rain clears afternoon, then fine spells. Northwest dies.
Sunrise
6.45AM
Sunset
5.59PM
Monday
14°
°
11°
Rain developing, chance heavy. Strong northeasterlies.
Sunrise
6.44AM
Sunset
5.59PM
Tuesday
16°
°
11°
Rain, with possible heavy falls.Strong easterly eases.
Sunrise
6.42AM
Sunset
6.00PM

Today

16°

11°

Tomorrow

17°

10°

Monday

14°

11°

Tuesday

16°

11°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
6:55PM
HIGH  3.4M
12:54AM
LOW  0.4M
7:17AM
HIGH  3.3M
1:19PM
LOW  0.3M
10:21PM
HIGH  4.4M
4:36AM
LOW  0.3M
10:48AM
HIGH  4.3M
4:57PM
LOW  0.2M

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Monday

North Island, rain spreading to most places by evening, but some drizzle south of Manawatu. South Island, fine in the west, and rain or drizzle at times in the east.

Tuesday

North Island, periods of rain, with some heavy falls,easing to showers across Northland later. South Island, rain developing in the east from Canterbury northward, and increasing cloudy periods elsewhere.

Wednesday

North Island, periods of rain, with some heavy falls,but showers from Aukland northwards. South Island, rain with some heavy falls in the east, with a few spots spreading across Westland and Buller, and mainly fine in Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Showers with strong southerlies on Monday, becoming mainly fine with northerlies on Tuesday. Cloud increasing later Tuesday, with rain and strong easterlies developing early Wednesday.

Northland

Periods of rain.

Auckland down to Wellington, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country, also Wairarapa

Rain becoming widespread today, then easing to isolated showers and increasing fine spells tomorrow morning. Low cloud and drizzle return to Wellington and Wairarapa tomorrow night.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Scattered rain tonight. Becoming mainly fine tomorrow, but isolated afternoon and evening showers.

Nelson and Marlborough

Rain, with a few heavy falls, clearing tonight. Fine tomorrow.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain easing to showers today, then clearing later tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and mainland Southland

Becoming mainly fine today. Low cloud and rain spreading from the south tomorrow.

Stewart Island

Periods of rain, clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy today. Rain tomorrow.

Colville

Northerly 15 knots rising to 25 knots Sunday morning, then easing to 15 knots late Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time.Easterly swell 1 mete, dying out. Northwest swell 1 metre developing.Poor visibility in rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, turning Monday morning northeast 15 knots and rising overnight Monday 25 knots with rough sea, then turning Tuesday northwest 20 knots. Northerly swell becoming moderate Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Kaipara

Northerly 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots south of Hokianga Harbour Sunday afternoon. Moderate sea, easing in the south.Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain, easing in the south Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing everywhere Monday northeast 25 knots with rough sea, turning Tuesday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Auckland

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

Situation
A front approaches the North Island from the west today and crosses over the region on Sunday. A complex low moves east over the North Island during Tuesday and Wednesday.

Warning
Wind warning Nil

Forecast
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Saturday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this evening. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. Poor visibility rain. Sunday: Northerly 15 knots rising to northwest 20 knots for a time in the morning, changing southwest 10 knots about midday. Easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the morning, easing in the evening. Poor visibility in rain, easing to occasional showers about midday. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Northerly 15 knots rising to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate this evening. Fair visibility in showers, turning to poor visibility rain this evening. Sunday: Northerly 20 knots easing to 15 knots in the morning and to variable 5 knots in the evening. Moderate sea, easing in the morning. Poor visibility in rain at times.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northeast 15 knots developing, rising to 30 knots late. Rain developing, heavy falls later. Tuesday: Becoming northwest 15 knots. Rain, heavy falls, easing. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots. Occasional showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: East Coast: Easterly 1 metre, easing to half a metre Sunday, rising to 1 metre for a time Monday. Northerly half a metre developing late Sunday, rising to 1 metre late Monday and 1.5 metres Tuesday,then easing to 1 metre Wednesday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres today, then rising to 2 metres for a time Wednesday. Northwest half a metre, rising to 1 metre today, easing to half a metre or less Sunday.