TODAY |

Now
23°
18°
16°
Mostly cloudy with a few showers, mainly in the west. Northerlies tending westerly in the afternoon.
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Sunrise
5.56AM
Sunset
8.21PM
Tomorrow
21°
°
14°
Partly cloudy with isolated showers morning and evening. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
5.55AM
Sunset
8.22PM
Saturday
20°
°
12°
Isolated early morning showers, then fine. Southwesterlies dying out late.
Sunrise
5.55AM
Sunset
8.23PM
Sunday
21°
°
15°
Cloudy periods. Northwesterlies developing early.
Sunrise
5.55AM
Sunset
8.24PM

Today

23°

16°

Tomorrow

21°

14°

Saturday

20°

12°

Sunday

21°

15°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
5:17AM
HIGH  2.7M
11:25AM
LOW  1.0M
8:47AM
HIGH  3.5M
2:54PM
LOW  1.3M

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Friday

North Island: Isolated early showers in the west. Late showers in the southwest and Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay. Otherwise mainly fine. South Island: A period of rain or showers spreading north for most with a strong southwest change.

Saturday

North Island: Early showers in the south and east. Otherwise fine, apart from morning and evening cloud. South Island: Mainly fine with increasing high cloud. Late rain in the west, scattered falls for Otago and Southland.

Sunday

North Island: Becoming cloudy, with rain developing south of Auckland, possibly heavy in the west. South Island: Rain in the west, heavy at first, clearing. Scattered rain elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Periods of rain on Friday with strong northeasterlies, changing to occasional showers early Saturday with a strong southwest change. A period of rain on Sunday, with winds turning northerly.

Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country.

Scattered showers, with thunderstorms possible from Bay of Plenty and Waikato southwards this evening, and about Taupo and Taihape tomorrow afternoon and evening.

The remainder of the North Island

Periods of rain, turning to showers tomorrow morning , possibly thundery from Manawatu and the Tararua District northwards.

Buller, Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and North Otago

Patchy rain, more widespread in Nelson and Marlborough with some heavy falls, easing to scattered showers in the morning.

The remainder of Otago, Westland, Fiordland and Southland

Mainly fine. High cloud increasing tomorrow, and scattered rain developing at night.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine.

Colville

Thursday : Northwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre, period 13 seconds. Fair visibility in afternoon showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Changing southwest 25 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Saturday: Turning southerly 15 knots early, dying out late. Rough sea easing. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots developing early.

Kaipara

Thursday : Northwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning. Changing southwest 15 knots this evening. Rough sea easing. Westerly swell 3 metres, period 11 seconds, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre, period 13 seconds. Fair visibility in showers, easing evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Southwest 15 knots. Saturday: Tending southerly 15 knots early, dying out late. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots developing early. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Auckland

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

Situation
A low in the Tasman Sea weakens as it moves across the central North Island today, while a ridge lies over the South Island. A front moves over the South Island from late today through Friday, bringing a strong southerly change. Another front is expected over the South Island on Saturday, moving onto the North Island during Sunday.

Warning
Nil

Forecast
For Manukau Harbour: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots this afternoon and westerly 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with fair visibility in afternoon showers. Northwest swell easing to 1 metre. Southwest swell 1 metre. Friday: Southwest 20 knots. Chance morning showers, then fine. Southwest swell rising to 1.5 metres. Northwest swell dying out. Saturday: Turning southerly 15 knots early, turning southwest 10 knots late. Chance early showers, then fine. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots developing early. Cloudy periods. Southwest swell easing to 2.5 metres. For Waitemata Harbour: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots this afternoon and westerly 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with fair visibility in afternoon showers. Friday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Chance morning showers, then fine. Saturday: Turning southerly 15 knots early, dying out later. Chance early showers, then fine. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots developing later. Cloudy periods. For Hauraki Gulf: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots this morning. Changing westerly 15 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate for a time this morning and early afternoon. Cloudy periods, with fair visibility in afternoon showers. Swell tending northerly and rising 1 metre for a time. Friday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Chance morning showers, then fine. Northerly swell easing to half a metre or less. Saturday: Turning southerly 20 knots early, dying out late. Chance early showers, then fine. Northerly swell half a metre or less. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots developing early. Cloudy periods. Swell tending northeast half a metre. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots this morning. Changing westerly 15 knots early evening. Sea becoming moderate this morning, easing early evening. Cloudy periods, with fair visibility in afternoon showers. Swell tending northeast and rising to 1.5 metres for a time. Friday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Chance morning showers, then fine. Northeast swell easing to half a metre. Saturday: Turning southerly 20 knots early, dying out late. Chance early showers, then fine. Northeast swell half a metre. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots developing early. Cloudy periods. Northeast swell half a metre.

Outlook