weather warning

BURST OF HEAVY RAIN FOR NORTHERN FIORDLAND, SOUTHERN WESTLAND, THE NORTHWEST NELSON RANGES AND THE HEADWATERS OF OTAGO AND CANTERBURY


Now
22°
17°
16°
Long sunny spells. Northerlies.
SW
Sunrise
Wed May 04 07:03:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Wed May 04 17:32:00 NZST 2016
Tomorrow
22°
°
16°
Cloudy periods, chance shower from afternoon. Northerly.
Sunrise
Thu May 05 07:03:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Thu May 05 17:31:00 NZST 2016
Fri May 06 00:00:00 NZST 2016
22°
°
15°
Cloudy periods, the odd shower. Light winds.
Sunrise
Fri May 06 07:04:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Fri May 06 17:30:00 NZST 2016
Sat May 07 00:00:00 NZST 2016
21°
°
14°
Cloudy periods, possible shower. Light winds.
Sunrise
Sat May 07 07:05:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Sat May 07 17:29:00 NZST 2016

Today

22°

16°

Tomorrow

22°

16°

Fri May 06 00:00:00 NZST 2016

22°

15°

Sat May 07 00:00:00 NZST 2016

21°

14°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
Wed May 04 04:35:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  3.2M
Wed May 04 10:41:00 NZST 2016
LOW  0.6M
Wed May 04 17:05:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  3.2M
Wed May 04 23:10:00 NZST 2016
LOW  0.7M
Thu May 05 05:33:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  3.3M
Thu May 05 11:38:00 NZST 2016
LOW  0.5M
Wed May 04 08:07:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  4.0M
Wed May 04 14:27:00 NZST 2016
LOW  0.7M
Wed May 04 20:42:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  4.0M
Thu May 05 02:55:00 NZST 2016
LOW  0.6M
Thu May 05 09:05:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  4.2M
Thu May 05 15:22:00 NZST 2016
LOW  0.4M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Friday

North Island, some rain or showers for most, easing later. Dry in the east with high cloud. South Island, occasional rain in the northwest, clearing at night. Drizzle for Fiordland, then late rain. Mainly fine elsewhere, but morning low cloud or fog.

Saturday

North Island, the odd shower in the far north and east. Showers clearing elsewhere and becoming fine. South Island, early heavy rain for Fiordland, then a few showers. Showers developing in southern Westland, Southland and Clutha. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Sunday

Mainly fine, but one or two showers in the far north and east of the North Island and for southern Westland and Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

On Friday, cloudy periods, with northerlies developing. On Saturday, often cloudy, with a few showers developing at night. Northwesterlies changing southwest overnight. On Sunday, few morning showers, then fine. Southerlies dying out.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods and isolated showers.

Waitomo to Whanganui, also the central high country

Cloud increasing. A few showers about Taranaki today, spreading elsewhere tomorrow.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Increasing high cloud. Scattered rain in Wairarapa tomorrow.

Manawatu to Wellington, including Wairarapa

Cloudy periods with isolated showers. Rain developing tomorrow morning, possibly heavy about the ranges, easing later.

Nelson and Marlborough

A few showers about the ranges, turning to widespread rain overnight with some heavy falls, easing tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Rain developing this afternoon or evening but only patchy falls in Canterbury, clearing overnight then becoming fine.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain with some heavy falls, clearing in the south overnight but cloud and a few showers remaining in Buller and northern Westland.

Chatham Islands

Cloud increasing. Occasional rain tomorrow.

Colville

Northerly rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots, easing early Saturday variable 10 knots.

Kaipara

Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Westerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising Thursday morning 25 knots with rough sea, easing Thursday evening 15 knots and late Friday variable 10 knots.Westerly swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Auckland

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

Situation
A light northerly flow remains over the North Island as a slow moving trough approaches the area on Saturday then weakens away.

Warning
Wind warning Nil

Forecast
Manukau Harbour: Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Fine. Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, dying out late afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, the odd shower. Waitemata Harbour: Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Fine. Thursday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, the odd shower. Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Fine. Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, the odd shower possible.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 10 knots but variable 5 knots about Manukau Harbour. Cloudy periods,odd shower. Saturday: Becoming variable 5 knots everywhere. Cloudy periods, chance shower. Sunday: Northeast 10 knots developing. Cloudy periods, odd shower.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre Friday. West Coast: Westerly 2.5 metres, easing to 2 metres this evening. Becoming southwest 3 metres with unusually long period late Thursday, then easing to 2 metres Saturday.