TODAY |

Now
20°
10°
Fine. Light winds.
WSW
Sunrise
4.20PM
Sunset
4.20PM
Tomorrow
19°
°
10°
Mainly fine, but a few afternoon showers. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
6.22AM
Sunset
7.38PM
Tuesday
18°
°
Morning cloud and chance shower, then fine. Brisk westerlies.
Sunrise
6.21AM
Sunset
7.39PM
Wednesday
16°
°
Showers, clearing by evening. Strong westerlies, turning southerly.
Sunrise
6.20AM
Sunset
7.40PM

Today

20°

9°

Tomorrow

19°

10°

Tuesday

18°

9°

Wednesday

16°

6°

Tides for Tauranga
12:48AM
HIGH  1.7M
6:58AM
LOW  0.3M
1:21PM
HIGH  1.7M
7:31PM
LOW  0.4M
1:40AM
HIGH  1.7M
7:50AM
LOW  0.3M
2:16PM
HIGH  1.7M
8:28PM
LOW  0.4M

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Tuesday

North Island, showers, but mainly fine with isolated showers about Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, showers for most, more persistent from afternoon.Snow possibly lowering to 600 metres in far south.

Wednesday

North Island, showers, more persistent about east coast, gradually clearing from the southwest. Gale southwesterlies in exposed places. South Island, few showers in the south and about east coast,clearing to fine in the east. Mainly fine elsewhere, but cloud increasing and a few showers developing about the west coast.

Thursday

North Island, a few showers, turning to a period of rain about the central and lower parts. South Island, rain in the south and west, easing to few showers,then clearing in west. A few showers elsewhere with a strong southwesterly change.

Friday

Chatham Islands

Northland to Wellington, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Partly cloudy, with a few showers tomorrow.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine, apart from isolated showers tomorrow afternoon.

Marlborough and Nelson

Mainly fine. Showers about western Nelson, briefly spreading elsewhere for a time tomorrow.

Buller and Westland

Rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms, turning to showers tomorrow.

Canterbury and Otago, excluding Clutha

Fine at first, apart from light rain in Otago clearing tonight. Scattered showers tomorrow, mainly in the afternoon when some could be heavy with hail.

Clutha and Southland

Mainly fine at first. Showers tomorrow, some heavy with hail, and snow lowering to 600 metres.

Fiordland

Periods of rain, heavy at times with hail and possible thunderstorms. Snow lowering to 600 metres tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with occasional drizzle tomorrow.

Plenty

Westerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Fair visibility in a few afternoon showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 30 knots, rising early Wednesday 40 knots with very rough sea, easing late Wednesday southwest 20 knots. Rising Thursday westerly 30 knots. Moderate northwest swell developing for a time Wednesday.

Coromandel

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

Situation
A front over the upper South Island and another over the lower South Island both move onto the North Island today, followed by cold southwesterlies. A low develops over central New Zealand late Tuesday, then moves away to the east on Wednesday as a trough crosses the South Island. A strong southwest flow remains over the country on Thursday.

Warning
NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast
Strong Wind Advisory. Monday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots in the morning. Becoming westerly 20 knots in the afternoon, and rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots at times. Sea rough at times from midday. Cloudy periods, and fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots. Cloudy periods. Wednesday: Rising to northwest 30 knots early, changing southwest 30 knots in the afternoon, easing to 20 knots later. A few showers. Thursday: Rising to westerly 30 knots early, easing to southwest 20 knots late. Cloudy periods, chance shower.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northerly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre for a time Wednesday.