Now
15°
14°
10°
Showers, possibly heavy, easing this afternoon and becoming rare this evening. Strong southwest easing.
SW
Sunrise
7.05AM
Sunset
5.47PM
Tomorrow
17°
°
12°
Partly cloudy. A shower or two from afternoon. Winds tending northwest.
Sunrise
7.03AM
Sunset
5.48PM
Friday
16°
°
10°
Morning rain with northwest, then few showers and westerly.
Sunrise
7.02AM
Sunset
5.49PM
Saturday
15°
°
A few showers, clearing later with southwest dying.
Sunrise
7.01AM
Sunset
5.49PM

Today

15°

10°

Tomorrow

17°

12°

Friday

16°

10°

Saturday

15°

6°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
10:41PM
HIGH  3.5M
4:46AM
LOW  0.4M
11:09AM
HIGH  3.4M
5:03PM
LOW  0.4M
1:29PM
HIGH  4.1M
7:35PM
LOW  0.6M
1:48AM
HIGH  4.1M
8:02AM
LOW  0.6M
2:13PM
HIGH  4.0M
8:20PM
LOW  0.8M

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Friday

North Island, rain with brief falls spreading east, easing to a few showers. South Island, showers in the west becoming confined to Buller. Showers and cold southerlies spreading up eastern areas.

Saturday

North Island, showers and cold southerlies in the south spreading into Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. Showers elsewhere gradually clearing. South Island, showers in the east from Ashburton northwards clearing during the morning, mainly fine elsewhere.

Sunday

North Island, fine apart from showers about Gisborne and northern Hawkes Bay at first. South Island, cloud increasing,late rain about Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing Friday afternoon with northerlies strong for a time. Showers over the weekend with a change to cold southwesterlies Saturday afternoon.

Northland, Auckland

Cloudy periods and isolated showers.

Coromandel, Bay of Plenty

Fine, apart from a few showers this afternoon and tomorrow night.

Waikato to Taranaki, including Taumarunui, Taupo, Taihape

Cloudy periods, and a few showers, mainly about the the west coast. Showers more frequent tomorrow evening, with thunderstorms possible in the west.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

Showers clearing from the south overnight and tomorrow morning, and becoming fine.

Whanganui to Wellington, including Wairarapa and Marlborough

A few showers clearing from the south today. Showers developing tomorrow afternoon, some possibly heavy.

Nelson, Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Fine today, but showers developing south of Hokitika tonight. Showers turning to rain and spreading north tomorrow, heavy at times with possible thunderstorms.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Fine today. High cloud tomorrow, with a few spots of rain.

Chatham Islands

Periods of rain, clearing tomorrow.

Colville

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots this evening, and to 15 knots Thursday morning. Turning northwest 20 knots Thursday afternoon.Very rough sea, easing. Northwest swell offshore, 2 metres dying out. Southeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Friday evening southwest 15 knots, easing Sunday variable 10 knots.

Kaipara

Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots this evening, turning northwest 15 knots Thursday morning. Rough sea, easing. Westerly swell 4 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Friday afternoon southwest 15 knots, easing overnight Saturday variable 10 knots. Developing late Sunday northerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell developing offshore Sunday.

Auckland

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

Situation
A complex low and series of fronts move off to the east today, followed by a weak ridge. A second series of fronts weaken as they cross the North Island on Friday and Saturday, followed by another weak ridge. An active trough approaches the country from the Tasman Sea on Sunday.

Warning
Gale warning in force for all areas.

Forecast
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Wednesday: Southwest 35 knots gusting 45 knots, easing to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this afternoon, and to 15 knots this evening. Very rough sea, easing this afternoon. Fair visibility in isolated showers, gradually easing throughout the day and fine breaks increasing. Thursday: Turning westerly 10 knots in the morning, rising to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposed tide. Fair visibility in a few showers, mainly from afternoon. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Wednesday: Southwest 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. Fair visibility in isolated showers, gradually easing throuhgout the day and fine breaks increasing. Thursday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to westerly 15 knots in the morning, turning northwest 15 knots in the afternoon, then rising to 20 knots in the evening. Rough sea, easing in the morning. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in a few showers from afternoon.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northwest 20 knots but 15 knots about the harbours, turning southwest 15 knots everywhere in the afternoon. Rain, easing to isolated showers in the morning. Saturday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots later. A few showers, gradually clearing to fine. Sunday: Becoming variable 5 knots early. Northerly 10 knots developing late.Fine.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Easterly 1 metre, easing to half a metre today. Northerly 1 metre developing Friday, easing to half a metre Saturday, dying out Sunday. West Coast: Southwest 2.5 metres, rising to 3 metres today, easing to 2 metres Thursday, then rising to 3.5 metres Friday before easing to 2.5 metres Saturday and to 1.5 metres Sunday. Northwest 1 metre developing Sunday.