Now
27°
22°
18°
Mainly fine, cloud morning and night. Light winds.
WSW
Sunrise
Sat Dec 16 05:48:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sat Dec 16 20:34:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
23°
°
18°
Long fine spells, a few showers. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
Sunrise
Sun Dec 17 05:48:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Dec 17 20:34:00 NZDT 2017
Mon Dec 18 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
26°
°
15°
A few showers, especially afternoon. Southwesterlies, dying out later.
Sunrise
Mon Dec 18 05:48:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Mon Dec 18 20:35:00 NZDT 2017
Tue Dec 19 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
25°
°
15°
Fine with light winds. Southwesterlies developing late.
Sunrise
Tue Dec 19 05:49:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Tue Dec 19 20:36:00 NZDT 2017

Today

27°

18°

Tomorrow

23°

18°

Mon Dec 18 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

26°

15°

Tue Dec 19 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

25°

15°

Tides for Tauranga
Sat Dec 16 06:46:00 NZDT 2017
HIGH  1.7M
Sat Dec 16 12:45:00 NZDT 2017
LOW  0.5M
Sat Dec 16 18:55:00 NZDT 2017
HIGH  1.7M
Sun Dec 17 01:10:00 NZDT 2017
LOW  0.3M
Sun Dec 17 07:33:00 NZDT 2017
HIGH  1.7M
Sun Dec 17 13:33:00 NZDT 2017
LOW  0.5M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

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Sunday

North Island, fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers in the west and north. South Island, a few showers in the north. A period of rain elsewhere, with possible thunderstorms in Otago and southern Canterbury.

Monday

North Island, a few showers turning to rain in the south and east, clearing later. South Island, rain spreading north over northern areas, isolated showers elsewhere, gradually clearing.

Tuesday

North Island, mostly fine, but isolated showers in the north. South Island, a few showers, turning to rain in the south and east.

Chatham Islands

Fine with light winds on Sunday. Becoming cloudy with northerlies on Monday and rain developing overnight. Showers and southwesterlies on Tuesday.

From Northland to Whanganui, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country, also Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine, apart from isolated showers. Some could be heavy this afternoon about the ranges.

Manawatu to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Fine, apart from some morning cloud, and the odd afternoon shower about the ranges.

Marlborough, Nelson and Canterbury

Fine spells, and afternoon and evening showers about the ranges, some heavy and thundery with hail.

Buller and Westland

Cloudy with a few showers, turning to rain south of Hokitika from afternoon.

Otago and Southland

Mostly cloudy, but fine breaks increasing later this morning. A few showers developing this afternoon about Otago, some heavy with possible thunderstorms, especially in the east.

Fiordland

Periods of rain.

Chatham Islands

Fine.

Plenty

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing west of White Island for a time this morning. Sea slight. Southeast swell 1 metre offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Monday southeast 20 knots. Easing early Tuesday variable 10 knots, then becoming westerly 15 knots later.

Coromandel

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

Situation
A ridge lies over the upper North Island today, while a front weakens and stalls over the lower South Island. Another front moves over the South Island on Sunday, then the North Island on Monday as a ridge builds over the South Island. Yet another front moves up the east coast of the South Island on Tuesday.

Warning
NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast
Saturday: Westerly 10 knots, becoming northerly 10 knots but westerly 15 knots about the Mercury Islands this afternoon, then becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southwest 10 knots, turning northerly 10 knots towards midday. Cloudy periods, a shower or two. Monday: Changing southwest 10 knots early, and southeast 10 knots late. A few showers. Tuesday: Turning northerly 10 knots in the morning, then changing southwest 15 knots in the evening. Showers clearing, becoming fine.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: North of Slipper Island: Easterly 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres Sunday, then easing to 1 metre again Monday. South of Slipper Island: Easterly half a metre, rising to 1 metre Sunday, then easing to half a metre again Monday.