TODAY |

Now
26°
23°
16°
Mainly fine, evening cloud. Gusty southwesterlies.
WSW
Sunrise
Mon Jan 21 06:15:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Mon Jan 21 20:36:00 NZDT 2019
Tomorrow
27°
°
17°
A fine day. Southwest breezes.
Sunrise
Tue Jan 22 06:16:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Tue Jan 22 20:36:00 NZDT 2019
Wed Jan 23 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
28°
°
18°
Fine. Westerly breezes.
Sunrise
Wed Jan 23 06:18:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Wed Jan 23 20:35:00 NZDT 2019
Thu Jan 24 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
27°
°
16°
Occasional rain from afternoon. Northwesterlies changing southeasterly.
Sunrise
Thu Jan 24 06:19:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Thu Jan 24 20:35:00 NZDT 2019

Today

26°

16°

Tomorrow

27°

17°

Wed Jan 23 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

28°

18°

Thu Jan 24 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

27°

16°

Tides for Tauranga
Mon Jan 21 07:55:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  1.9M
Mon Jan 21 14:00:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.3M
Mon Jan 21 20:14:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  1.9M
Tue Jan 22 02:23:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.1M
Tue Jan 22 08:50:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.0M
Tue Jan 22 14:56:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.2M

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Wednesday

North Island, cloudy periods, with occasional drizzle about higher ground. However, fine about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. Gale northwesterlies developing about Wairarapa and Wellington. South Island, rain spreading north, with some heavy falls in the west, easing or clearing from the south later. Gale northwesterlies turning strong southwest.

Thursday

North Island, rain spreading north, then becoming fine in the south and west from afternoon. South Island, north of Canterbury, scattered rain easing to isolated showers. Mainly fine elsewhere, apart from a few showers in the south.

Friday

North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers, but mainly fine in the west from Waitomo to Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods, and a few showers about the south coast.

Chatham Islands

Becoming fine Wednesday with strong northwesterlies. A few showers on Thursday as winds turn southwesterly, then cloudy periods on Friday.

Northland to Waikato, including Coromandel

Mainly fine. Isolated showers developing this afternoon, then clearing tomorrow morning.

Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taupo and Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine, high cloud at times. Westerly gales in exposed places south of Hastings.

Waitomo to Whanganui, including Taumarunui and Taihape

Cloudy periods and a few showers, especially this afternoon.

Manawatu to Wellington, also Nelson and Marlborough

Cloudy with isolated showers. Becoming fine this afternoon.

Canterbury and Otago

Fine, apart from some areas of high cloud. Scattered early rain tomorrow for Otago. Westerly gales in exposed places.

Buller to Fiordland

Occasional showers, but periods of rain for Fiordland.

Southland

Showers today. A period of rain tomorrow morning, then mainly fine. Westerly gales in exposed places.

Chatham Islands

Periods of rain, clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Plenty

Southwest 25 knots. Sea rough. Northerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, easing for a time Tuesday afternoon variable 10 knots in the east. Changing late Thursday southeast 25 knots with rough sea.

Coromandel

Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.

Situation
A west to southwest flow covers the country today, then a ridge develops over the North Island on Tuesday. A front preceded by strong northwesterlies moves up the South Island on Wednesday, and the North Island on Thursday, with another ridge developing over the country behind it. Another front approaches the lower South Island by late Friday.

Warning
NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Monday: Southwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea becoming rough for a time this afternoon and early evening. Fine spells, cloud increasing this evening. Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots for a time in the morning and afternoon, and again overnight. Moderate sea at times. Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest rising to 20 knots for a time. Fine, with evening cloud. Thursday: Turning northwest 15 knots early, and southerly 15 knots late. Rain developing afternoon, clearing late. Friday: Becoming southeast 20 knots early, turning northeast 15 knots late. Partly cloudy with isolated showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northeast half a metre, rising to easterly 1 metre Friday.