TODAY |

Now
23°
18°
15°
Mostly cloudy. A period of afternoon rain, with heavy, thundery falls possible, then a few showers. Northerlies.
NW
Sunrise
6.16AM
Sunset
7.54PM
Tomorrow
21°
°
12°
Cloudy periods and isolated morning showers. Southwesterlies dying out in the afternoon.
Sunrise
6.15AM
Sunset
7.55PM
Monday
23°
°
16°
Cloudy periods. Light winds at first, then northerlies developing in the afternoon.
Sunrise
6.14AM
Sunset
7.56PM
Tuesday
23°
°
17°
Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Northerlies.
Sunrise
6.12AM
Sunset
7.57PM

Today

23°

15°

Tomorrow

21°

12°

Monday

23°

16°

Tuesday

23°

17°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
8:29PM
HIGH  3.0M
2:29AM
LOW  0.7M
8:53AM
HIGH  3.0M
2:47PM
LOW  0.8M
11:35PM
HIGH  4.0M
5:48AM
LOW  0.7M
11:59AM
HIGH  4.1M
6:06PM
LOW  0.8M

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Monday

North Island: Cloudy periods. Isolated showers in the north. Rain from afternoon for Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island: Rain in the north. Isolated showers for Canterbury. Cloudy periods elsewhere.

Tuesday

North Island: Cloudy periods with isolated showers in the far north. Cloudy with scattered rain elsewhere, though just a few spots of rain in Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. South Island: Rain north of Hokitika and Rakaia River at first, spreading south to Haast and Oamaru in the morning, possibly heavy in Westland. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Wednesday

North Island: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain or showers in the west. Fine with high cloud in the east. South Island: Rain in the west and north, possibly heavy in Westland. Fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods with a few showers on Monday. Fine breaks on Tuesday. Low cloud with patchy rain and brisk northerlies on Wednesday.

Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Taupo, and Taumarunui

A few showers, frequent this afternoon and evening with possible thunderstorms. Becoming mainly fine tomorrow.

Gisborne and Hawke's Bay

Patchy light rain, becoming fine tonight.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington and Wairarapa, also Nelson and Marlborough.

Rain at times, easing this evening and clearing from Wellington south. Remaining showers clearing tomorrow morning.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain with heavy falls, easing to a few showers this afternoon or evening.

Canterbury

Showers spreading north from late afternoon, with possible thunderstorms inland. Becoming mainly fine tomorrow morning.

Otago and Southland

Rain, easing to a few showers about the south coast and clearing elsewhere this evening. Showers spreading north tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. Rain tonight, easing to a few showers tomorrow afternoon, then clearing.

Colville

Saturday : Northerly rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Northerly swell 1 metre at times. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon, easing overnight. Sunday : Northerly 20 knots becoming westerly 15 knots in the morning, then variable 10 knots in the evening. Moderate sea easing. Northerly swell 1 metre at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing in the evening. Tuesday: Northeast rising to 20 knots. Wednesday: Northeast 20 knots.

Kaipara

Saturday : Northwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre, period 18 seconds. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon. Sunday : Northwest 20 knots easing to variable 10 knots in the morning. Moderate sea easing. Northwest swell 2 metres, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre, period 16 seconds.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Tuesday: Northeast rising to 20 knots. Wednesday: Northeast 20 knots.

Auckland

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

Situation
The northerly flow over the country strengthens today, ahead of a complex trough approaching from the Tasman Sea. The trough moves over the country during today and early Sunday, followed by a southwest flow and brief ridge. Another complex trough in the Tasman Sea approaches central New Zealand from late Monday.

Warning
Strong wind advisory for the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville

Forecast
For Manukau Harbour: Saturday: Northerly 15 knots tending northwest 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon. Southwest swell rising to 1 metre. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots changing southwest 15 knots in the morning, then easing 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods, with a few light showers until afternoon. Southwest swell rising to 1.5 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre dying out. Monday: Easing to variable 5 knots early. Cloudy periods, with isolated afternoon showers. Southwest swell easing to 1 metre. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Cloudy periods, with isolated showers. Southwest swell 1 metre. Wednesday: Northeast 15 knots. Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Southwest swell 1 metre. For Waitemata Harbour: Saturday: Northerly 15 knots rising to 20 knots for a time this afternoon. Becoming northwest 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots changing southwest 10 knots in the morning. Southwest rising to 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with the odd shower until afternoon. Monday: Easing to variable 5 knots early. Northerly 10 knots developing in the afternoon. Cloudy periods, with isolated afternoon showers. Tuesday: Northerly rising to 15 knots. Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Wednesday: Northeast 15 knots. Cloudy periods and isolated showers. For Hauraki Gulf: Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots around midday. Becoming northwest 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate around midday, easing evening. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon, easing overnight. Northeast swell about half a metre. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots becoming westerly 10 knots in the morning. Changing southwest 15 knots in the evening and easing to 10 knots overnight. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with the odd shower until afternoon. Northeast swell half a metre or less. Monday: Easing to variable 5 knots early. Northerly 10 knots developing from afternoon. Cloudy periods with isolated afternoon showers. Northeast swell half a metre or less. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots rising to 15 knots in the morning. Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Northeast swell about half a metre. Wednesday: Northeast 15 knots. Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Northeast swell about half a metre. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Northerly 20 knots rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time this afternoon. Becoming northwest 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon, easing overnight. Northeast swell half a metre to a metre. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots becoming westerly 10 knots in the morning then easing to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Southwest 15 knots developing in the evening and easing to 10 knots overnight. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with the odd shower until afternoon. Northeast swell about half a metre. Monday: Easing to variable 5 knots early. Northerly 10 knots developing late. Cloudy periods and isolated afternoon showers. Northeast swell half a metre or less. Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots rising to 20 knots from afternoon. Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Northeast swell about half a metre. Wednesday: Northeast 15 knots. Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Northeast swell rising to 1.5 metres.

Outlook