weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR THE RANGES OF EASTERN BAY OF PLENTY


Now
18°
14°
10°
Rain developing, heavy at night. Gusty Northerly.
NW
Sunrise
7.17AM
Sunset
5.38PM
Tomorrow
15°
°
12°
A rainy day, heavy falls. Northeast strengthens.
Sunrise
7.16AM
Sunset
5.39PM
Thursday
16°
°
Rain, chance heavy, then a few showers. Northwest.
Sunrise
7.15AM
Sunset
5.39PM
Friday
15°
°
Showers, turn to rain for a time. Northwest freshens.
Sunrise
7.14AM
Sunset
5.40PM

Today

18°

10°

Tomorrow

15°

12°

Thursday

16°

8°

Friday

15°

7°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
10:40PM
HIGH  3.6M
4:41AM
LOW  0.3M
11:03AM
HIGH  3.4M
5:00PM
LOW  0.4M
1:47AM
HIGH  4.3M
8:03AM
LOW  0.5M
2:15PM
HIGH  4.1M
8:24PM
LOW  0.6M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Thursday

North Island, rain with heavy falls in the north and west,easing. A period of rain for southern and eastern areas. South Island, rain in the west spreading northwards, with heavy, thundery falls. Fine in the east, late showers in the south.

Friday

North Island, showers in the west, turning to rain for a time with heavy falls. Rain developing in the east from afternoon. South Island, showers in the west, some heavy and thundery. High cloud in the east, and a few showers in the south.

Saturday

North Island, occasional rain, clearing in the east, heavy falls in the west easing. Late showers in the south. South Island, showers, snow to low levels, gradually easing in the north and west.

Chatham Islands

Rain with heavy falls developing Thursday and northerlies rising to gale, easing to showers Friday with northerlies easing slightly. Rain returning Saturday, and northerlies rising to gale.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Rain with some heavy falls developing this evening.

Waikato to Wellington and Wairarapa, including the central high country

Rain, with some heavy falls, clearing from the south this evening. Rain returning to Waikato in the morning and elsewhere later.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Occasional rain.

Marlborough and Nelson

Becoming fine this evening.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Showers clearing and becoming fine overnight.

Buller and Westland

Showers this evening, then cloudy periods but some isolated showers in the south of Westland.

Fiordland

Showers, mainly about the fiords.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy, with rain tonight.

Colville

Northwest 30 knots, easing to 20 knots Wednesday morning. Rising to northeast 30 knots Wednesday evening. Rough sea easing for a time. Southeast swell rising to 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 35 knots with very rough sea dying out Thursday morning. Developing Thursday night northwest 15 knots,rising early Friday 25 knots. Moderate easterly swell.Moderate northerly swell developing Thursday.

Kaipara

Northwest 30 knots, easing to variable 10 knots but northerly 20 knots north of Cape Reinga this evening. Southeast 15 knots developing in the south overnight tonight. Becoming northerly 25 knots everywhere Wednesday afternoon. Becoming southwest 20 knots overnight Wednesday. Sea rough at times. Westerly swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain, with some heavy and possibly thundery falls in the north Wednesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, tending Thursday afternoon northwest 20 knots. Rising early Friday westerly 30 knots and for a time overnight Friday 40 knots with very rough sea. Southwest swell becoming heavy Saturday.

Auckland

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

Situation
A front moves over the rgion this evening preceded by strong northwesterlies and followed by a narrow ridge with a brief southerly change. On Wednesday a low develops west of the North Island and may cross the area overnight Wednesday. On Thursday northwesterlies spread over the area.

Warning
Strong wind advisory in force for Waitemata Harbour, Bream Head to Cape Colville and Hauraki Gulf.

Forecast
For Manukau Harbour: Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Poor visibility in rain at times. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Southeast 10 knots developing during the morning, rising to northeast 15 knots in the afternoon and to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening, choppy when wind opposes tide. Poor visibility in periods of rain. For Waitemata Harbour: Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots, easing variable 5 knots overnight. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Poor visibility in rain at times. Wednesday: Southeast 10 knots developing during the morning, rising to northeast 20 knots in the afternoon and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the evening. Poor visibility in periods of rain. For Hauraki Gulf: Tuesday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Easing to northwest 15 knots late evening. Rough sea, easing late evening. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots. Becoming southeast 10 knots for a time in the morning. Turning northeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots early afternoon. Sea becoming rough early afternoon. Poor visibility in periods of rain. For Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Easing to northwest 15 knots late evening. Rough sea, easing late evening. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to northeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots early afternoon and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough in the afternoon. Poor visibility in periods of rain.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Becoming everywhere variable 5 knots in the morning, northwest 10 knots developing in the evening. Rain easing to a few showers in the morning. Friday: Northwest 20 knots. Showers, a period of rain. Saturday: Becoming westerly 30 knots early, easing to 20 knots late. Occasional rain.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: East Coast: Northeast 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres today and to 2 metres for a time Thursday. West Coast: Westerly 1.5 metres, rising to 3 metres today, easing to 2 metres for a time Thursday, then rising to 3.5 metres Saturday.