Now
17°
12°
10°
Partly cloudy with a few showers, some possibly heavy. Southeasterlies.
ESE
Sunrise
1.55PM
Sunset
1.55PM
Tomorrow
14°
°
Periods of rain, possibly heavy north of Whangaparaoa. Southeasterlies strengthening morning.
Sunrise
7.33AM
Sunset
5.11PM
Thursday
14°
°
Rain easing in the evening.Southeasterly,strong in exposed places, gradually easing.
Sunrise
7.34AM
Sunset
5.12PM
Friday
13°
°
Mainly fine. Southeasterly dying out.
Sunrise
7.34AM
Sunset
5.12PM

Today

17°

10°

Tomorrow

14°

9°

Thursday

14°

6°

Friday

13°

5°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
12:19AM
HIGH  3.4M
6:28AM
LOW  0.6M
12:49PM
HIGH  3.2M
6:45PM
LOW  0.6M
3:34AM
HIGH  3.9M
9:49AM
LOW  0.9M
4:06PM
HIGH  3.7M
10:10PM
LOW  1.0M

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Thursday

North Island, showers north of Auckland and about the east coast, becoming few and far between. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine apart from morning frosts, and morning drizzle in Canterbury and Marlborough. Also areas of cloud may persist in some valleys.

Friday

North Island, isolated showers north of Auckland and about the east coast,clearing. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, Cloudy periods west of the divide, with showers in the north and south. East of the divide, mainly fine with morning and evening cloud.

Saturday

North Island, Partly cloud in the west, with a few showers developing. Mainly fine about the east coast and Bay of Plenty. South Island, Rain west of the divide, mainly fine with morning and evening cloud elsewhere. However, a period of rain in the south.

Chatham Islands

Showers at times from Thursday through Saturday. Southwesterlies.

Northland and Auckland

Rain developing north of Auckland City overnight, with heavy falls and possible thundery downpours. A few showers further south.

Coromandel and northern Waikato

Cloudy periods and a few showers.

Remainder of Waikato down to Kapiti, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Fine spells tonight, and a few showers from Waitomo northwards clearing. Mainly fine tomorrow.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Wellington

Cloudy periods and a few showers, clearing from Wellington tomorrow morning.

Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Cloudy at times. A few showers, mainly about the coast.

Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Fine.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and a few showers.

Colville

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 15 knots, rising to 40 knots this morning. Sea becoming very rough. Southeast swell 3 metres developing. Northwest swell 1 metre at times. Poor visibility in periods of rain,with possible thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday night southeast 25 knots, and later Friday southerly 15 knots. Very rough sea easing. Southeast swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Friday.

Kaipara

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Easterly 15 knots but variable 10 knots north of Tauroa Point. Rising to southeast 35 knots in the south late morning, then easing to 25 knots in the south this evening. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres,easing. Poor visibility in periods of rain, mainly in the south.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Friday morning southeast 20 knots and later Friday variable 10 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday. Moderate southeast swell north of Cape Reinga, easing Saturday.

Auckland

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

Situation
A couple of lows affect the North Island today through to Thursday, replaced by a ridge pushing north late Thursday.

Warning
Gale warning in force for the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville. Strong wind advisory in force for the Hauraki Gulf and the Waitemata Harbour.

Forecast
For Manukau Harbour: Wednesday: Easterly 10 knots, rising to southeast 15 knots this morning and to 20 knots gusting 30 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in occasional rain from this morning. For the Waitemata Harbour: Wednesday: Easterly 10 knots, rising to southeast 20 knots gusting 30 knots this morning, and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in occasional rain from this morning. For the Hauraki Gulf: Wednesday: Easterly 15 knots, rising to southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning, and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time late morning through early evening. Sea becoming rough this morning. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms north of Whangapararoa. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Wednesday: Easterly 15 knots, rising to southeast 35 knots gusting 45 knots this morning, then easing to 30 knots gusting 40 knots late evening. Sea becoming very rough this morning, easing late evening. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Southeast 20 knots but 35 knots about the outer Gulf, easing to 15 knots but 25 knots about the outer Gulf late in the day. Showers clearing. Friday: Easing to southerly 10 knots everywhere. Mainly fine. Saturday: Tending southwest 10 knots. Partly cloudy, isolated showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre, dying out today. Easterly 3 metres developing today, rising to 3.5 metres Thursday, then easing to 2 metres Friday and 1 metre Saturday. West Coast: Northwest 1.5 metres, dying out today. Southwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Friday.