weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR WESTLAND AND BULLER A front associated with a low over the Tasman Sea moves onto the west of the South Island on Friday, then continues moving slowly eastwards during Saturday


Now
14°
10°
Fine, apart from some morning cloud. Light winds.
ESE
Sunrise
Thu Jun 29 07:35:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Thu Jun 29 17:14:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
15°
°
11°
Becoming cloudy. Showers and northerlies develop afternoon.
Sunrise
Fri Jun 30 07:35:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Fri Jun 30 17:15:00 NZST 2017
Sat Jul 01 00:00:00 NZST 2017
16°
°
11°
Periods of rain, some heavy falls. Northerlies strengthening.
Sunrise
Sat Jul 01 07:35:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sat Jul 01 17:15:00 NZST 2017
Sun Jul 02 00:00:00 NZST 2017
16°
°
10°
Rain turning to showers. Winds changing westerly.
Sunrise
Sun Jul 02 07:35:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sun Jul 02 17:16:00 NZST 2017

Today

14°

4°

Tomorrow

15°

11°

Sat Jul 01 00:00:00 NZST 2017

16°

11°

Sun Jul 02 00:00:00 NZST 2017

16°

10°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
Thu Jun 29 11:32:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  3.3M
Thu Jun 29 17:25:00 NZST 2017
LOW  0.5M
Thu Jun 29 23:56:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  3.4M
Fri Jun 30 06:04:00 NZST 2017
LOW  0.6M
Fri Jun 30 12:24:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  3.2M
Fri Jun 30 18:18:00 NZST 2017
LOW  0.7M
Thu Jun 29 14:40:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  3.8M
Thu Jun 29 20:45:00 NZST 2017
LOW  0.9M
Fri Jun 30 03:02:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  3.8M
Fri Jun 30 09:18:00 NZST 2017
LOW  1.0M
Fri Jun 30 15:31:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  3.7M
Fri Jun 30 21:36:00 NZST 2017
LOW  1.1M

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Friday

North Island, a few showers developing from Northland to Taranaki. Cloud increasing elsewhere. South Island, rain developing in the north and west, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. High cloud increasing elsewhere, with scattered rain spreading across later in the day.

Saturday

Periods of rain, with heavy falls possible for the north of the North Island, and also the northern and western South Island.

Sunday

Rain turning to showers in most places.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and isolated showers from Friday to Sunday. Southeasterlies turning northeast on Friday, then becoming strong on Sunday.

Northland and Coromandel Peninsula

Scattered showers, mainly in eastern areas, clearing by evening.

Auckland to Kapiti, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mainly fine. Areas of frost or fog this morning.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Long fine spells, but a few showers near the coast.

Wellington, Wairarapa, Nelson and Marlborough

Areas of morning cloud and isolated showers, then becoming fine.

Canterbury

Areas of cloud and morning fog, otherwise fine.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Scattered showers about Westland and Buller, spreading to Fiordland this afternoon.

Otago and Southland

Fine, but areas of fog or low cloud morning and night.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with a few light showers.

Colville

Southeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Easterly swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Poor visibility in showers, with the chance of thunderstorms this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Friday evening northeast 20 knots,gradually rising Saturday 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing early Sunday northwest 20 knots and late Sunday southwest 15 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Sunday.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight.Southwest swell 2 metres.Southeast swell north of Cape Reinga, 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots,gradually rising early Saturday 35 knots with very rough sea,changing late Saturday northwest 25 knots and Sunday southwest 20 knots.Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northerly swell developing Saturday, easing Sunday.

Auckland

Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.

Situation
A weak ridge lies over the country, while a weakening trough lies to the west. A low approaches New Zealand from the Tasman Sea late on Thursday, affecting the country from Friday.

Warning
Wind warning Nil

Forecast
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Fine, the chance of a morning shower. For the Hauraki Gulf: Thursday: Southeast 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Mainly fine, a few showers possible this morning. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Southeast 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this morning and to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in showers, a few possibly heavy this morning, clearing by evening.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Cloudy periods, late showers. Saturday: Northeast rising to 30 knots. Periods of rain, heavy falls. Sunday: Changing northwest 15 early and southwest 15 late. Rain, easing.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Easterly 1 metre. Northerly half a metre developing Saturday, rising to 2 metres Sunday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres late Friday, rising to 2 metres again Sunday. Northerly 1.5 metres developing Saturday, rising to 2 metres for a time Sunday.