weather warning

A BAND OF HEAVY RAIN AFFECTS NORTHLAND OVERNIGHT A slow moving rain band is expected to lie over Northland overnight


Now
15°
10°
10°
Morning rain clearing. Southerly tends westerly.
SSE
Sunrise
6.36AM
Sunset
6.03PM
Tomorrow
14°
°
Showers, possibly heavy, easing later. Strong southwest.
Sunrise
6.35AM
Sunset
6.04PM
Monday
13°
°
A few showers, mainly in the west. Southerlies dying.
Sunrise
6.33AM
Sunset
6.05PM
Tuesday
13°
°
Mainly fine, a few early showers in west. Light winds.
Sunrise
6.32AM
Sunset
6.06PM

Today

15°

10°

Tomorrow

14°

9°

Monday

13°

7°

Tuesday

13°

8°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
12:29PM
HIGH  3.3M
6:33PM
LOW  0.6M
12:59AM
HIGH  3.2M
6:59AM
LOW  0.5M
1:27PM
HIGH  3.1M
7:34PM
LOW  0.7M
3:36PM
HIGH  3.7M
9:49PM
LOW  1.1M
4:02AM
HIGH  3.6M
10:16AM
LOW  1.1M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Sunday

North Island, occasional showers, with snow lowering to 500 metres in the far south, mostly clearing from North Taranaki and Taupo to Coromandel Peninsula northwards later, and in the southwest at night. South Island, showers, with snow to low levels, receding to the south, and exposed eastern coasts later, becoming mainly fine elsewhere.

Monday

North Island,isolated showers in the north,remaining showers elsewhere clearing, then mainly fine, morning frosts in sheltered places. South Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, remaining showers receding to near Foveaux Strait.

Tuesday

Mainly fine with morning frosts, isolated showers in the far north and near Foveaux Strait at first, and cloudy periods in Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Rain easing to occasional showers early Sunday with a change to cold strengthening southwesterlies. Strong cold southwesterlies and showers on Monday and Tuesday.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Rain, with heavy falls north of Auckland City, easing this morning and clearing this afternoon.

Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Morning cloud then fine.

Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country, Wairarapa, also Marlborough and Nelson

A few showers, clearing early this morning, but returning tonight.

Buller and Westland

A period of rain spreading north today, heavy for a time with possible thunderstorms.

Canterbury

Mostly fine this morning with northwest gales developing inland. Showers and southerlies developing this afternoon, and snow to 300 metres tonight.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Rain, heavy in Fiordland, turning to showers this morning with snow gradually lowering to near sea level.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine, light rain tonight.

Colville

Southeast 30 knots turning southwest 25 knots early afternoon. Sea rough. Poor visibility in rain, with heavy falls, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Tending Sunday morning northwest 25 knots with rough sea, changing Sunday afternoon southwest 25 knots then easing late Monday 15 knots.

Kaipara

Northwest 25 knots but southeast 30 knots south of Hokianga Harbour. Becoming southerly 30 knots everywhere this morning and easing to southwest 20 knots this afternoon. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain with heavy falls, easing late morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Tending Sunday morning northwest 25 knots with rough sea, changing Sunday afternoon southwest 30 knots then easing late Monday 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Sunday, then easing Tuesday.

Auckland

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

Situation
A low over the far north moves away to the east today, followed by a disturbed southwest flow. A ridge builds from the west on Tuesday.

Warning
Strong wind advisory in force for the Hauraki Gulf and from Bream Head to Cape Colville.

Forecast
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Southeast 15 knots developing in the morning and turning southerly 10 knots about midday. Changing southwest 15 knots in the afternoon, and westerly 15 knots late evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in rain, easing to fair visibility in a few showers late morning. For Hauraki Gulf: Saturday: Easterly 20 knots, turning southerly 20 knots this morning. Becoming southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots early afternoon then easing to westerly 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, easing to fair visibility in a few showers late morning. For Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Easterly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, turning southerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots during the morning. Becoming southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots early afternoon then easing to westerly 20 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing in the evening. Poor visibility in rain with possible heavy downpours, easing to fair visibility in a few showers late morning.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Tending northwest 20 knots everywhere in the morning, changing southwest 25 knots in the afternoon. Showers with heavy falls, clearing. Monday: Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots. Chance shower. Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots. Mainly fine.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre, dying out today. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres. Southwest rising to 4 metres late Sunday and 4.5 metres for a time Monday, then easing to 2 metres Tuesday. Northwest 1.5 metres, developing for a time today.