Now
16°
13°
Occasional showers, chance heavy/thundery. W ly easing.
WSW
Sunrise
7.24AM
Sunset
5.13PM
Tomorrow
14°
°
Showers,chance heavy/thunder,clearing afternoon.SE change.
Sunrise
7.25AM
Sunset
5.13PM
Thursday
14°
°
Early rain then fine spells. Southerlies easing.
Sunrise
7.25AM
Sunset
5.12PM
Friday
15°
°
Mainly fine. Southerlies dying out.
Sunrise
7.26AM
Sunset
5.12PM

Today

16°

7°

Tomorrow

14°

7°

Thursday

14°

6°

Friday

15°

7°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
3:11AM
HIGH  3.2M
9:18AM
LOW  0.7M
3:40PM
HIGH  3.1M
9:47PM
LOW  0.8M
6:07PM
HIGH  3.7M
12:24AM
LOW  1.0M
6:34AM
HIGH  3.8M
12:58PM
LOW  0.9M

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Thursday

North Island, Rain with some heavy falls in the north easing to showers. Mainly fine elsewhere with a few showers in the east including Wellington. South Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but a few showers about Banks Peninsula and the south coast.

Friday

North Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but a few showers in the north and east about the Gisborne coast. South Island, Fine with morning frosts for most but a few showers about the south coast and Buller.

Saturday

North Island, fine and frosty for most with the odd showers in the north and about the Gisborne coast. South Island, Fine with morning frosts for most but a few showers about the south coast and Buller.

Chatham Islands

Rain or showers on Thursday until Saturday. Southwesterlies strong at times, gradually easing.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato and Coromandel Peninsula

Showers, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms possible, clearing Waikato this evening.

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

Scattered showers, clearing north of Taupo this afternoon and elsewhere this evening. Fine tomorrow.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Scattered showers.

Wellington, Wairarapa and Marlborough

Showers, easing tomorrow afternoon but clearing Marlborough.

Nelson, Buller and Westland north of Hokitika

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon showers about the ranges today.

Remainder of Westland and Fiordland

Mainly fine.

Canterbury, Central and North Otago

Showers, with snow to 500 metres, clearing south of Ashburton tonight and elsewhere tomorrow afternoon.

Dunedin, Clutha and Southland

Showers, retreating to the coast this evening but spreading inland again late tomorrow. Snow showers to 400 metres today.

Chatham Islands

Rain today, showers tomorrow.

Colville

Westerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots late this evening and to southwest 10 knots Wednesday morning. Becoming southeast 20 knots Wednesday afternoon. Rough sea easing. Poor visibility in showers with thunderstorms possible from this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast rising early Thursday morning 25 knots with rough sea, easing Thursday night southerly 15 knots,easing Saturday variable 10 knots. Southeast swell becoming moderate for a time Thursday.

Kaipara

Westerly 30 knots, easing to 15 knots overnight tonight. Turning southeast 20 knots Wednesday evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Poor visibility in showers, with thunderstorms possible until Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast rising early Thursday morning 25 knots with rough sea, easing Thursday night southerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Southeast swell becoming moderate in the north for a time Thursday.

Auckland

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

Situation
An unsettled cold south to southwest flow covers the country. A trough passes over the North Island on Wednesday then a ridge builds over the country from Thursday.

Warning
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas.

Forecast
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Tuesday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to southwest 15 knots this afternoon and to variable 5 knots this evening. Rough sea, easing this afternoon. Poor visibility in showers, with thunderstorms possible from evening. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Southeast 10 knots developing in the morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon and to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Poor visibility in showers with thunderstorms possible in the morning. Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to southwest 15 knots early this evening. Becoming northwest 15 knots but variable 5 knots south of Whangaparaoa late this evening. Rough sea easing this evening. Poor visibility in showers with thunderstorms possible from evening. Wednesday: Becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere in the morning, turning southeast 15 knots in the afternoon, rising to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Poor visibility in showers with possible thunderstorms.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Southeast 20 knots, rising to 25 knots north of Whangaparaoa early morning, becoming southerly 15 knots everywhere at night. Early rain with heavy falls about outer Gulf, then fine spells. Friday: Southerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots late. Mainly fine. Saturday: Southerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots later. Mainly fine,a few showers developing about the Outer Gulf.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre or less. Southeast 1.5 metres developing Thursday, easing to half a metre Friday. West Coast: Southwest 2.5 metres, rising to 3.5 metres for a time today, easing to 2 metres Wednesday and to 1.5 metres for a time Thursday.