weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, INCLUDING PARTS OF NELSON AND THE HEADWATERS OF THE CANTERBURY LAKES AND RIVERS


Now
20°
13°
10°
Cloudy periods. Northwesterlies.
NNW
Sunrise
7.17AM
Sunset
5.41PM
Tomorrow
20°
°
13°
Cloudy at times. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
7.17AM
Sunset
5.42PM
Tuesday
18°
°
A few showers, then evening rain. Northerly picking up.
Sunrise
7.16AM
Sunset
5.43PM
Wednesday
16°
°
10°
Periods of rain, heavy falls. Dying westerlies.
Sunrise
7.15AM
Sunset
5.43PM

Today

20°

10°

Tomorrow

20°

13°

Tuesday

18°

8°

Wednesday

16°

10°

Tides for Whangarei
Tides for Marsden Point
9:32PM
HIGH  3.3M
3:32AM
LOW  0.4M
9:52AM
HIGH  3.2M
3:50PM
LOW  0.3M
9:07PM
HIGH  2.9M
3:17AM
LOW  0.4M
9:29AM
HIGH  2.8M
3:35PM
LOW  0.3M

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coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, rain for most places, turning to showers from Waikato to Wellington, and clearing Wairarapa. Gale northwesterlies in exposed places, possibly severe gale in Wellington. South Island, periods of rain in the west. Rain in the north clearing. High cloud elsewhere, with few spots of rain in the south.

Wednesday

North Island, becoming fine from Taranaki to Wairarapa southwards. Rain or showers elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading north to the Glaciers in the west, few showers further north. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Thursday

North Island, rain with heavy falls in the northeast,clearing. Showers elsewhere, but fine in Wairarapa. Northwesterlies rising to gale about Cook Strait. South Island, rain with heavy falls spreading northwards in the west. High cloud in the east, with scattered rain south of Christchurch.

Chatham Islands

Rain at times Tuesday and Wednesday. Strong northerlies dying out Wednesday. Rain with heavy falls on Thursday, northerlies rising to gale, changing lighter westerly late.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Cloudy periods and a few showers.

Waikato to Taranaki, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mostly cloudy. Areas of drizzle, turning to rain about Taranaki and the central high country at times tomorrow.

Wanganui, Manawatu, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mainly fine with variable high cloud.

Horowhenua, Kapiti and Wellington

A few showers, turning to rain at times tomorrow. Northwest gales about Wellington.

Nelson and Marlborough

Occasional rain developing overnight. Heavy falls about the Nelson ranges tomorrow.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain, with heavy falls and a few thunderstorms, especially in Westland and Buller tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Rain about the Alps, but mainly fine elsewhere with high cloud.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. Rain tomorrow night.

Brett

Northwest rising to 20 knots Monday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Easterly swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in the odd shower.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Tuesday morning 25 knots with rough sea, dying out for a time Wednesday, then turning Thursday southwest 15 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Thursday.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

Situation
Northwesterlies predominate over the region as a ridge slowly moves off to the east today. Northwesterlies strenghthen ahead of a front that moves up the North Island on Tuesday and across the area early Wednesday.

Warning
NIL warning for BRETT

Forecast
Sunday: Northwest 10 knots. Sea slight. Cloudy periods with fair visibility in the odd shower. Monday: Northwest rising to 15 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Cloudy periods with fair visibility in the odd shower.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Rising to northerly 25 knots in the morning, changing westerly 15 knots overnight. Isolated showers, then rain. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots dying out in the morning. Rain, heavy at times. Thursday: Southwest 15 knots developing, tending northwest 20 knots later. Occasional showers.