Now
15°
10°
Rain, some heavy and possibly thundery falls. Northwest winds.
WSW
Sunrise
Sat Aug 19 06:55:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sat Aug 19 17:44:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
16°
°
Showers, easing from afternoon. Northwesterlies, turning southerly evening.
Sunrise
Sun Aug 20 06:53:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sun Aug 20 17:45:00 NZST 2017
Mon Aug 21 00:00:00 NZST 2017
15°
°
A few showers, clearing to fine in the evening. Southerlies.
Sunrise
Mon Aug 21 06:52:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Mon Aug 21 17:45:00 NZST 2017
Tue Aug 22 00:00:00 NZST 2017
15°
°
Morning cloud, then mainly fine. Southerly dying out.
Sunrise
Tue Aug 22 06:51:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Tue Aug 22 17:46:00 NZST 2017

Today

15°

9°

Tomorrow

16°

8°

Mon Aug 21 00:00:00 NZST 2017

15°

6°

Tue Aug 22 00:00:00 NZST 2017

15°

4°

Tides for Tauranga
Sat Aug 19 16:51:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  1.9M
Sat Aug 19 22:57:00 NZST 2017
LOW  0.3M
Sun Aug 20 05:13:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  1.8M
Sun Aug 20 11:22:00 NZST 2017
LOW  0.2M

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Monday

North Island, scattered showers becoming confined to the north and east. South Island, mainly fine in the south and west. Occasional rain or drizzle elsewhere. Snow to 500 metres in the south at first.

Tuesday

North Island, showers in the north and east clearing, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, becoming mainly fine for most places. Rain developing about the fiords at night.

Wednesday

North Island, mainly fine, but the odd shower possible about the east coast. South Island, mainly fine with high cloud at times, but occasional rain in Fiordland and a few showers developing in Westland.

Chatham Islands

Rain or showers, clearing on Wednesday. Northerlies turning southerly on Monday, rising to gale on Tuesday, then easing on Wednesday.

The northern half of the North Island, from Taranaki and Taupo northwards, including Bay of Plenty

Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail, gradually easing tomorrow.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Showers about the ranges and a few spreading further east at times.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Scattered rain becoming widespread for a time tomorrow with southerlies rising to gale in exposed places.

Nelson and Buller

Scattered showers clearing early tomorrow, then fine.

Westland and Fiordland

Mainly fine.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Occasional rain.

Otago and Southland

Cloud increasing and patchy drizzle developing overnight.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing tonight, then easing to showers tomorrow.

Plenty

Northwest rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Northwest swell 2 metres, developing.Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain, with thunderstorms possible today,easing Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing Monday morning southwest 15 knots, becoming overnight Monday southeast 15 knots. Easing Wednesday variable 10 knots. Moderate northwest swell easing Monday.

Coromandel

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

Situation
A complex low, with associated troughs, continues to move across New Zealand today, then moves off to the east of the country early Monday. A ridge builds over the country late Tuesday, then drifts north on Wednesday while a new trough approaches from the Tasman Sea.

Warning
NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to northwest 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the north this afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the north this afternoon.Poor visibility in showers, with thunderstorms and hail possible., Sunday: Easing to northwest 20 knots everywhere late morning, then to westerly 15 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea in the north, easing late morning. Fair visibility in morning and evening showers.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southwest 15 knots, becoming southerly 10 knots in the afternoon.Showers clearing early morning then fine. Tuesday: Southerly 10 knots, gradually dying out. Fine spells. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots. Mostly fine.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northeast 1 metre, rising to northerly 1.5 metres today, then easing to northeast 1 metre again Monday and to half a metre Tuesday.