TODAY |

Now
13°
11°
Cloudy, with a few showers clearing early evening and fine spells increasing. Southeasterlies, strong in exposed places.
SE
Sunrise
7.01AM
Sunset
5.49PM
Tomorrow
13°
°
Fine, apart from isolated showers. Southeast breezes tending northeast at night.
Sunrise
7.00AM
Sunset
5.50PM
Tuesday
14°
°
Cloudy periods, isolated showers. A period of rain at night. Northeasterlies changing westerly at night.
Sunrise
6.59AM
Sunset
5.51PM
Wednesday
15°
°
10°
A few showers. Southwesterlies tending northwest.
Sunrise
6.57AM
Sunset
5.52PM

Today

13°

4°

Tomorrow

13°

7°

Tuesday

14°

9°

Wednesday

15°

10°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
9:36PM
HIGH  3.1M
3:34AM
LOW  0.7M
9:52AM
HIGH  3.0M
3:44PM
LOW  0.7M
12:19PM
HIGH  3.9M
6:25PM
LOW  0.8M
12:30AM
HIGH  4.0M
6:46AM
LOW  0.8M
12:51PM
HIGH  3.9M
6:58PM
LOW  0.9M

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Tuesday

North Island, mainly fine, rain spreading from the west in the evening and overnight. South Island, rain in the west and north, possibly heavy, snow to about 800 metres in the south, scattered falls spreading elsewhere. Gale northerlies possible.

Wednesday

North Island, rain clearing early, then becoming fine in the east but a few showers lingering in the west. South Island, fine, apart from showers in the west and early rain in the north.

Thursday

North Island, showers or rain for most. South Island, periods of rain in the west and north, with snow to 1200 metres. Cloudy periods elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, showers or rain for most. South Island, rain in the west, clearing. Showers developing in the east with snow lowering to 600 metres.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, then showers developing on Wednesday, turning to rain Friday. Northerlies developing Tuesday, strong for a time Wednesday and Friday.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula

Showers becoming isolated this evening, and clearing from Auckland south of Whangaparaoa.

Bay of Plenty

Mostly fine, however a few showers west of Te Puke tomorrow night.

Waikato to Wellington, including Taupo, Taumarunui and Taihape

Mostly fine. Isolated showers about Wellington and Kapiti until this evening. Frosts overnight, severe in some places.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa

Scattered showers, clearing from Wairarapa overnight and elsewhere tomorrow afternoon.

Marlborough, Canterbury

Fine, apart from a few showers from Banks Peninsula to Kaikoura clearing by evening. Frosts overnight, severe in some places.

Fiordland, Westland

Fine today. Cloudy areas and a few showers spreading north tomorrow.

For the remainder of the South Island

Fine weather. Frosts overnight, severe in some places.

Chatham Islands

The odd shower until evening, then becoming fine.

Colville

Southeast 30 knots. Becoming easterly 20 knots around midday Monday. Rough sea easing. Southeast swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, easing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning northeast 15 knots, rising Tuesday evening northerly 25 knots, changing late Tuesday to early Wednesday westerly 25 knots then turning Thursday northerly 25 knots.Sea becoming rough. Moderate southeast swell easing Tuesday. Northerly swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Kaipara

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 15 knots but 25 knots south of Tauroa Point. Rising to 25 knots everywhere this afternoon and to 35 knots in the north this evening. Easing to 15 knots but 25 knots in the north Monday morning and easterly 15 knots everywhere Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time. Southeast swell north of Cape Reinga, rising to 3 metres easing for a time.Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, easing tonight.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning northerly 25 knots, changing late Tuesday westerly 25 knots, becoming Thursday northerly 30 knots. Sea rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Thursday.Moderate southeast swell in the north easing Tuesday. Northwest swell becoming heavy Thursday.

Auckland

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

Situation
A trough moves away to the north of the North Island today and a ridge of high pressure builds over the country. The ridge moves away to the east on Monday, then another trough moves across the country during Tuesday and Wednesday. Disturbed northwesterlies affect much of New Zealand on Thursday as a low moves across the lower South Island.

Warning
Gale warning in force for Bream Head to Cape Colville Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf

Forecast
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Sunday: Southeast 20 knots, easing to 15 knots for a time this afternoon and early evening, easing to 15 knots overnight. Sea moderate at times. Poor visibility in showers, clearing this afternoon. Monday: Southeast 15 knots, turning easterly 15 knots about midday. Sea slight. Fine. For Hauraki Gulf: Sunday: Southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots overnight. Rough sea easing overnight. Poor visibility in showers, clearing this afternoon. Monday: Southeast 20 knots, turning easterly 20 knots about midday. Sea moderate. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in showers developing from about midday. For Bream Head to Cape Colville: Sunday: Southeast 35 knots gusting 45 knots, easing to 30 knots gusting 40 knots this afternoon and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this evening. Very rough sea easing this afternoon. Poor visibility in showers, easing this afternoon. Monday: Southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Becoming easterly 20 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea easing in the afternoon. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Becoming northerly 20 knots afternoon, changing westerly 20 knots overnight. Odd shower, late rain. Wednesday: Turning northwest 15 knots but 20 knots about the outer Gulf. Few showers. Thursday: Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots about the outer Gulf. Showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East Coast: About the outer Gulf - Northerly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre for a time Tuesday and early Wednesday, then rising to 1.5 metres Thursday. Southeast 2 metres developing this evening, easing to 1.5 metres Monday,tending easterly 1 metre Tuesday and easing to half to one metre Wednesday. Elsewhere - Northeast half a metre at times. West Coast: Northwest half to 1 metre developing for a time Tuesday, then northwest 1 metre developing Wednesday, rising to 3 metres Thursday. Southwest 2 metres,rising to 2.5 metres today,easing to 1.5 metres Monday, then rising to 3 metres Wednesday and to 3.5 metres for a time Thursday.