Now
15°
14°
Cloudy periods, a few showers. Strong westerlies easing.
W
Sunrise
7.25AM
Sunset
5.31PM
Tomorrow
16°
°
11°
A period of rain, then a few showers. Westerly change.
Sunrise
7.24AM
Sunset
5.31PM
Wednesday
17°
°
12°
Cloudy periods, a few showers. Westerlies.
Sunrise
7.23AM
Sunset
5.32PM
Thursday
16°
°
11°
A period of rain, possibly heavy. Strong westerlies.
Sunrise
7.23AM
Sunset
5.33PM

Today

15°

9°

Tomorrow

16°

11°

Wednesday

17°

12°

Thursday

16°

11°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
11:16AM
HIGH  3.2M
5:13PM
LOW  0.5M
11:45PM
HIGH  3.3M
5:47AM
LOW  0.5M
12:07PM
HIGH  3.2M
6:06PM
LOW  0.6M
2:26PM
HIGH  3.9M
8:39PM
LOW  0.8M
2:48AM
HIGH  4.0M
9:08AM
LOW  0.8M
3:18PM
HIGH  3.8M
9:32PM
LOW  0.9M

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Tuesday

North Island, a period of rain, with some heavy falls in the west, then a few showers in the west and dry in the east. South Island, mainly fine in the east with morning frosts, possibly severe, but morning rain for the Sounds and Golden Bay. Cloud increasing in the west, with rain or drizzle developing.

Wednesday

North Island, occasional showers in the west, and mainly fine in the east. South Island, periods of rain in the west, with heavy falls possible, and a few spots of rain in the east.

Thursday

North Island, rain for most places, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms in the west. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls possible. A few showers in the east.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers on Tuesday and Wednesday, and strong southwesterlies easing and turning northwesterly. Rain at times on Thursday with strong westerlies.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Fine spells and a few showers, clearing from Bay of Plenty this afternoon.

Waikato to Manawatu, including the central high country

Occasional showers, some heavy at first, easing this evening.

Gisborne to Wairarapa, Kapiti, Wellington, Nelson and Marlborough

Mainly fine. Any remaining showers clearing this morning.

Canterbury

Fine.

Buller and Westland

Occasional showers, some heavy, gradually easing.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Showers, with snow flurries above 200 metres at first, clearing most places and becoming fine this morning but the odd shower lingering about the south coast.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers. Strong west or northwest winds, possibly severe gale at first this morning.

Colville

Westerly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots this morning, then turning northerly 15 knots this evening. Rough sea easing. Northerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 30 knots with rough sea, change Tuesday afternoon westerly 20 knots, rising for a time Thursday 30 knots. Northerly swell becoming moderate for a time Tuesday.

Kaipara

Westerly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots this morning then turning northerly 20 knots this evening. Rough sea easing. Westerly swell 5 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 30 knots with rough sea, change Tuesday afternoon westerly 20 knots, rising for a time Thursday 30 knots. Heavy westerly swell at times.

Auckland

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

Situation
Strong westerlies ease today as a narrow ridge moves over the country. A series of weaker troughs follow from Tuesday to Thursday, embedded within an unsettled westerly flow.

Warning
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas

Forecast
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 20 knots this morning, to 15 knots this afternoon and to variable 5 knots this evening. Rough sea, easing this morning. Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northerly 25 knots developing in the morning then turning westerly, easing to 20 knots late. Morning rain, possibly heavy, then a few showers. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots rising to northwest 20 knots. Fine spells, few showers. Thursday: Northwest 30 knots turning turning westerly early, easing to 20 knots later. Rain, possibly heavy, then a few showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East Coast: Northerly 1 metre easing to half a metre today. Northerly 1 metre returning Tuesday, easing to northeast half a metre early Wednesday, rising to northerly 1 metre for a time again Thursday. West Coast: Westerly 5 metres, easing to southwest 4 metres late today, 2.5 metres Tuesday and 2 metres Wednesday. Southwest rising to 4 metres Thursday.