Now
16°
10°
10°
Showers, some heavy, chance thunder. Fresh, gusty W ly.
N
Sunrise
7.23AM
Sunset
5.32PM
Tomorrow
14°
°
Showers, chance heavy, ease late with southerly change.
Sunrise
7.22AM
Sunset
5.33PM
Thursday
13°
°
Fine. Southerly dying out in the afternoon.
Sunrise
7.22AM
Sunset
5.34PM
Friday
14°
°
Cloudy periods. Light winds.
Sunrise
7.21AM
Sunset
5.35PM

Today

16°

10°

Tomorrow

14°

6°

Thursday

13°

5°

Friday

14°

7°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
4:44PM
HIGH  2.9M
10:42PM
LOW  0.9M
4:53AM
HIGH  2.9M
11:08AM
LOW  0.8M
8:07PM
HIGH  3.7M
2:23AM
LOW  1.1M
8:30AM
HIGH  3.7M
2:48PM
LOW  0.9M

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Thursday

North Island, isolated morning showers in the north, and from Gisborne to Wellington, otherwise mainly fine. South Island, rain developing in Fiordland, otherwise mainly fine.

Friday

North Island, cloudy periods increasing in the west, fine in the east. South Island, rain spreading north in the west, with some heavy falls possible. Increasing high cloud in the east, with late rain in the south.

Saturday

North Island, mostly cloudy in the west, with occasional showers from Waikato to Wellington, fine elsewhere. South Island, rain easing to a few showers in the west, brief rain then mainly fine in the east.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers and southerlies easing on Thursday. Showers clearing and southerlies dying out on Friday. Northerlies developing on Saturday and cloudy periods increasing.

Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel and Taumarunui

Showers, with hail and isolated thunderstorms, easing overnight.

Bay of Plenty, Taupo

Occasional showers, clearing in the morning.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa

Showers gradually spreading north.

Wanganui, Taihape

Showers, gradually easing. Snow about high level roads Wednesday evening.

Manawatu, Horowhenua Kapiti Coast

Showers, possibly thundery, clearing overnight.

Wellington, Marlborough

Fine, apart from a few showers tonight, and showers again from Wednesday afternoon.

Nelson, Buller

Showers, easing tonight. Fine spells from morning.

Westland, Fiordland

Showers, clearing overnight.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Periods of showers and snow to 600 metres in the far south. Showers clearing Wednesday afternoon or evening.

Chatham Islands

Rain, clearing overnight.

Colville

Northwest 25 knots, turning southwest 30 knots Wednesday morning.Sea rough. Northerly swell 1 metre, dying out. Poor visibility in occasional showers, possibly thundery at times, easing early Wednesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning southerly 20 knots and late Thursday variable 10 knots, becoming Friday northwest 15 knots.

Kaipara

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Westerly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots south of Hokianga Harbour for a time Wednesday morning. Becoming southerly 25 knots Wednesday afternoon. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time.Northwest swell 1 metre, dying out. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Poor visibility in showers, some heavy and thundery, easing Wednesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning southerly 15 knots and Thursday evening variable 10 knots, becoming Friday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Auckland

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

Situation
A complex trough moves east over New Zealand today followed by disturbed southwesterlies. A ridge moves over the region on Thursday. Northwesterlies develop on Saturday ahead of a front approaching from the south.

Warning
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas

Forecast
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Tuesday: Westerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots. Sea moderate. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery at times. Wednesday: Westerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots. Becoming southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning, easing to 15 knots late evening, then to southerly 10 knots overnight. Sea becoming rough in the morning, easing late evening. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery before dawn. Sea becoming rough late morning, then easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery before dawn. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Westerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough late evening. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery at times. Wednesday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots becoming southwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the morning, then easing to 20 knots late evening. Rough sea easing late evening. Poor visibility in occasional showers, possibly thundery before dawn.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Southerly 10 knots but 15 knots about Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville, dying out late. Fine, chance morning shower. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Westerly 10 knots developing for a time. Cloudy periods. Saturday: Becoming northwest 10 knots but 15 knots about Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville. Mostly cloudy.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre dying out Wednesday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres rising to 4 metres tonight, easing to 3.5 metres Wednesday and to 2 metres Thursday. Northwest 1 metre developing Saturday.