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weather warning

A strong and moist northwesterly flow remains over the country this weekend,with a number of embedded fronts bringing further periods of heavy rain and northwest gales to central and southern parts of New Zealand


Now
25°
19°
17°
Mainly fine, could be a shower in the north. Northwesterlies.
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Sunrise
5.15PM
Sunset
5.15PM
Tomorrow
26°
°
18°
Morning low cloud, then hazy. Isolated showers from afternoon,chance thundery. Northerlies.
Sunrise
5.54AM
Sunset
8.30PM
Sunday
25°
°
16°
Cloudy with a shower or two. Rain at night. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
5.54AM
Sunset
8.31PM
Monday
20°
°
14°
Early rain easing to fine spells and isolated showers, clearing later. Winds change southwest early.
Sunrise
5.54AM
Sunset
8.32PM

Today

25°

17°

Tomorrow

26°

18°

Sunday

25°

16°

Monday

20°

14°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
4:12AM
HIGH  2.6M
10:21AM
LOW  1.1M
4:41PM
HIGH  2.8M
10:47PM
LOW  1.0M
5:09AM
HIGH  2.7M
11:15AM
LOW  1.1M
7:43AM
HIGH  3.3M
1:50PM
LOW  1.5M
7:58PM
HIGH  3.5M
2:20AM
LOW  1.3M
8:39AM
HIGH  3.5M
2:46PM
LOW  1.4M

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Sunday

North Island, rain spreading north, easing from the south at night. South Island, rain or showers in the west. Showers spreading northwards in the east with a southwesterly change later.

Monday

North Island, early rain north of Taihape easing to isolated showers then clearing. Occasional rain about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. Elsewhere, becoming fine. South Island, showers about Buller, Southland and Otago, easing later. Fine spells elsewhere, apart from isolated afternoon showers for Canterbury and Marlborough.

Tuesday

North Island, Scattered showers about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. Otherwise, fine. South Island, Cloudy periods with isolated showers for Fiordland, Southland, and Otago. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and patchy drizzle on Sunday, mainly morning and night,with strong northerlies. A period of rain on Monday, easing to showers as winds turn southwesterly. Few showers and southerlies on Tuesday.

Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Taumarunui and Taupo

Low cloud with patchy morning drizzle. Isolated afternoon and early evening showers, some heavy with possible thunderstorms.

Taihape, Whanganui, Manawatu, and Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine. Scattered rain from evening for Wairarapa.

Horowhenua to Wellington

Cloudy periods with patchy morning drizzle. Rain developing evening.

Nelson and Buller

Rain with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms developing from the south this morning.

Westland and Fiordland, also the Canterbury High Country

Rain with heavy falls and occasional thunderstorms, turning to showers this morning and clearing east of the Main Divide.

Marlborough, and the remainder of Canterbury

Scattered rain spreading northwards, clearing in the south in the afternoon.

Otago, Clutha and Southland

Scattered showers.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with patchy drizzle.

Colville

Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre easing. Fair visibility in haze, and areas of drizzle early this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, changing Monday southwest 20 knots, turning Tuesday southeast 15 knots.

Kaipara

Northwest 10 knots, rising to 20 knots this morning. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Northwest swell 1 metre, at times. Fair visibility in haze, and some early morning drizzle.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, changing early Monday southwest 20 knots, turning Tuesday southeast 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Auckland

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

Situation
A disturbed west to northwest flow affects the country at present. A front moving up the South Island today becomes stationary near Cook Strait this evening, remaining there until late Sunday then moving away to the northeast. A ridge builds over the country Monday, then northerlies develop over the South Island Tuesday ahead of another approaching front.

Warning
Wind warning Nil

Forecast
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Saturday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to northerly 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Poor visibility in early morning drizzle, and again in showers from afternoon with possible thunderstorms. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Poor visibility in early morning drizzle, then again in showers from afternoon with possible thunderstorms.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly 15 knots, but northwest 10 knots in the harbours. Cloudy, chance shower. Late rain. Monday: Change to southwest 15 knots, then rising to 20 knots. Early rain then fine. Tuesday: Turning southeast 10 knots. Fine.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time Sunday and early Monday. West Coast: Southwest 2.5 metres, easing to 2 metres today, then rising to 3 metres overnight Sunday, and easing back to 2 metres Tuesday. Northwest half a metre, rising to 1 metre Sunday, dying out early Monday.