weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR THE WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND AND ALSO SPILLOVER FOR THE HEADWATERS OF THE CANTERBURY LAKES AND RIVERS


Now
16°
15°
11°
Cloudy periods, and a few showers. Northwesterlies.
W
Sunrise
7.19AM
Sunset
5.36PM
Tomorrow
17°
°
12°
Cloudy periods, a shower or two. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
7.18AM
Sunset
5.37PM
Tuesday
17°
°
A few showers, then evening rain. Northerly picking up.
Sunrise
7.17AM
Sunset
5.38PM
Wednesday
14°
°
Periods of rain, heavy falls. Dying westerlies.
Sunrise
7.16AM
Sunset
5.39PM

Today

16°

11°

Tomorrow

17°

12°

Tuesday

17°

8°

Wednesday

14°

9°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
8:59PM
HIGH  3.6M
2:59AM
LOW  0.3M
9:21AM
HIGH  3.5M
3:18PM
LOW  0.2M
11:54AM
HIGH  4.3M
6:04PM
LOW  0.3M
12:15AM
HIGH  4.4M
6:30AM
LOW  0.3M
12:40PM
HIGH  4.3M
6:49PM
LOW  0.3M

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Tuesday

North Island, rain for most places, turning to showers from Waikato to Wellington, and clearing Wairarapa. Gale northwesterlies in exposed places, possibly severe gale in Wellington. South Island, periods of rain in the west. Rain in the north clearing. High cloud elsewhere, with few spots of rain in the south.

Wednesday

North Island, becoming fine from Taranaki to Wairarapa southwards. Rain or showers elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading north to the Glaciers in the west, few showers further north. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Thursday

North Island, rain with heavy falls in the northeast,clearing. Showers elsewhere, but fine in Wairarapa. Northwesterlies rising to gale about Cook Strait. South Island, rain with heavy falls spreading northwards in the west. High cloud in the east, with scattered rain south of Christchurch.

Chatham Islands

Rain at times Tuesday and Wednesday. Strong northerlies dying out Wednesday. Rain with heavy falls on Thursday, northerlies rising to gale, changing lighter westerly late.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Cloudy periods with isolated showers.

Waikato to Wanganui, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Cloudy with patchy drizzle.

Manawatu, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Fine with variable high cloud.

Wellington, Kapiti, Nelson and Marlborough

High cloud, scattered rain developing this evening.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain, with heavy falls especially in Westland, possibly thundery tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

High cloud, with few spots of rain.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with the odd shower.

Colville

Northwest rising to 20 knots Monday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Easterly swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Tuesday morning 30 knots with rough sea, dying out for a time Wednesday, then turning Thursday southwest 20 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Thursday.

Kaipara

Northwest 15 knots rising to 25 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in occasional showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Tuesday morning 30 knots, becoming Tuesday evening variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northwest 25 knots. Rough sea at times. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell for a time Tuesday.

Auckland

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

Situation
Northwesterlies predominate over the region as a ridge slowly moves off to the east today. Northwesterlies strenghthen ahead of a front that moves up the North Island on Tuesday and across the area early Wednesday.

Warning
Wind warning Nil

Forecast
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Sunday: Northwest 10 knots, dying out this evening. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods with fair visibility in the odd shower. Monday: Northwest 15 knots developing in the morning, easing to northerly 10 knots overnight. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposed tide. Cloudy at times with fair visibility in a few showers. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Sunday: Northwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Sea slight but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods with fair visibility in the odd shower, clearing by evening. Monday: Northwest 15 knots rising to 20 knots during the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate during the afternoon. Cloudy at times with fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Rising to northerly 25 knots in the morning, changing westerly 15 knots overnight. Isolated showers, then rain. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots dying out in the morning. Rain, heavy at times. Thursday: Southwest 15 knots developing, tending northwest 20 knots later. Occasional showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East Coast: Easterly 1 metre developing Monday. Northerly 1 metre developing Tuesday, dying out for a time Wednesday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, rising to 3 metres Tuesday. Northwest 1 metre developing Monday, rising to 2.5 metres for a time Tuesday, dying out Wednesday.