Now
18°
11°
Fine spells, chance afternoon and evening shower. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
SW
Sunrise
Wed Oct 18 06:26:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Wed Oct 18 19:36:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
18°
°
Mainly fine, apart from some evening cloud. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
Sunrise
Thu Oct 19 06:24:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Thu Oct 19 19:37:00 NZDT 2017
Fri Oct 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
17°
°
11°
Mostly cloudy, chance shower from afternoon. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
Sunrise
Fri Oct 20 06:23:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Fri Oct 20 19:38:00 NZDT 2017
Sat Oct 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
19°
°
12°
Partly cloudy, with late showers. Westerlies developing.
Sunrise
Sat Oct 21 06:22:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sat Oct 21 19:39:00 NZDT 2017

Today

18°

6°

Tomorrow

18°

9°

Fri Oct 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

17°

11°

Sat Oct 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

19°

12°

Tides for Tauranga
Wed Oct 18 06:43:00 NZDT 2017
HIGH  1.8M
Wed Oct 18 12:43:00 NZDT 2017
LOW  0.3M
Wed Oct 18 19:04:00 NZDT 2017
HIGH  1.8M
Thu Oct 19 01:15:00 NZDT 2017
LOW  0.2M
Thu Oct 19 07:35:00 NZDT 2017
HIGH  1.8M
Thu Oct 19 13:34:00 NZDT 2017
LOW  0.3M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Thursday

North Island, mainly fine, but a few showers for Northland, and Gisborne to Wairarapa. South Island, mainly fine, but isolated showers in Buller and western Nelson.

Friday

North Island, mostly cloudy in the north, with isolated showers in Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne. Partly cloudy elsewhere. South Island, showers in Fiordland and about Foveaux Strait turning to rain. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Saturday

North Island, a few showers developing everywhere but Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. South Island, a few showers developing everywhere with rain spreading up the west coast in the morning.

Chatham Islands

Fine, with high cloud and light winds on Thursday, through to Friday when southeasterlies develop. Cloud increasing and northwesterlies developing and strengthening on Saturday.

Northland to Manawatu, including Taranaki and the central high country

A few showers, becoming isolated around the middle of the day and fine spells increasing.

Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Mainly fine, but the odd afternoon shower possible.

Gisborne to Wairarapa, also Horowhenua, Kapiti and Wellington

Cloud increasing and showers developing this morning, easing from the south this evening.

Nelson and Marlborough excluding the Kaikoura Coast

Fine, apart from a few showers about northwest Nelson.

Kaikoura Coast and Canterbury

A few morning showers, then becoming fine around the middle of the day.

Otago and Southland

Mainly fine about Central Otago. The odd shower elsewhere, clearing this afternoon.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Mainly fine today. A few morning showers about Buller.

Chatham Islands

Showers, some possibly heavy.

Plenty

Southwest 25 knots, easing to southerly 15 knots this morning, then rising to southeast 25 knots this evening. Rough sea, easing for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre, developing offshore. Fair visibility in showers developing this afternoon, mainly offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 20 knots, easing Thursday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday westerly 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southeast swell developing offshore Saturday.

Coromandel

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

Situation
A disturbed southwest flow eases as a ridge of high pressure spreads over the country today. A front moves onto the country from the west during Saturday.

Warning
NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast
Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to southerly 10 knots late morning, then turning northeast 10 knots in the afternoon. Changing southeast 15 knots but 20 knots north of Mayor Island in the evening. Moderate sea at times.Mainly fine,with an afternoon or evening shower.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Thursday: Southerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots in the morning, turning northerly 10 knots in the afternoon, dying out in the evening. Fine. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots during the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Saturday: Westerly 20 knots developing in the morning. Partly cloudy, chance evening shower.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northeast half a metre or less, rising to easterly 1 metre Thursday.