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weather warning

An active front, preceded by a strong and very moist northwest flow, is expected to move up the South Island during Saturday, followed by very strong and showery west to southwest flow


Now
28°
19°
18°
Fine, apart from morning and evening cloud. Light winds.
SW
Sunrise
Sat Jan 19 06:24:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sat Jan 19 20:41:00 NZDT 2019
Tomorrow
27°
°
15°
Cloudy periods, chance shower from late morning until evening. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Sun Jan 20 06:25:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sun Jan 20 20:40:00 NZDT 2019
Mon Jan 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
25°
°
17°
Cloudy periods. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Mon Jan 21 06:27:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Mon Jan 21 20:40:00 NZDT 2019
Tue Jan 22 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
25°
°
16°
Cloudy periods. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Tue Jan 22 06:28:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Tue Jan 22 20:39:00 NZDT 2019

Today

28°

18°

Tomorrow

27°

15°

Mon Jan 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

25°

17°

Tue Jan 22 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

25°

16°

Tides for Whangarei
Tides for Marsden Point
Sat Jan 19 06:49:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.8M
Sat Jan 19 12:49:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.9M
Sat Jan 19 19:06:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.9M
Sun Jan 20 01:16:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.6M
Sun Jan 20 07:48:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  3.0M
Sun Jan 20 13:47:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.7M
Sat Jan 19 06:28:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.5M
Sat Jan 19 12:33:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.8M
Sat Jan 19 18:43:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.5M
Sun Jan 20 01:00:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.5M
Sun Jan 20 07:25:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.6M
Sun Jan 20 13:31:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.7M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Sunday

North Island, a period of rain in the west, clearing but some cloud remains. Mainly fine in the east. South Island, showers in the west and south, fine elsewhere. Strong or gale westerlies for Southland and Clutha.

Monday

North Island, isolated showers in the west, fine in the east. South Island, showers in the west and south, fine elsewhere. Strong or gale westerlies for Southland and Clutha.

Tuesday

North Island, isolated showers in the west, fine in the east. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A period of rain on Sunday, followed by showers and strong westerlies through to Tuesday.

Severe Weather Warnings and Watches are in place for many parts of southern and central New Zealand.

North Island

Fine and cloudy periods. Late rain about Taranaki, Taumarunui, Kapiti and Wellington. Gale northwesterlies about Wairarapa and Wellington this evening.

Nelson and Marlborough

Mainly fine. Rain tonight, heavy about the western Nelson ranges. Gale northwesterlies about Marlborough this evening.

Buller to Fiordland, also Canterbury High Country and Southern Lakes

Rain spreading north today, with heavy falls and thunderstorms, easing later. Strong or gale northwesterlies, reaching severe gale about Canterbury High Country.

The remainder of Canterbury, also Central and North Otago

Becoming fine this morning but high cloud increasing. Scattered rain spreading northwards later. Gale northwesterlies for southern areas.

Dunedin, Clutha and Southland

Rain at times, possibly heavy from afternoon. Gale northwesterlies, turning severe gale southwesterly this evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods.

Brett

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Northwest 15 knots developing from afternoon.Sea slight.Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, changing Sunday afternoon southwest 15 knots.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

Situation
A ridge over the North Island eases today, while a front preceded by strong northwesterlies moves up the South Island. The front then crosses the North Island on Sunday,followed by a west to southwest flow over the country until Tuesday.

Warning
NIL warning for BRETT

Forecast
Saturday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this morning.Becoming northwest 15 knots but northerly 10 knots south of Cape Brett this afternoon. Changing southwest 10 knots everywhere this evening.Sea slight.Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northwest 10 knots developing in the morning, changing southwest 15 knots later. Cloudy periods, a few showers. Monday: Southwest 10 knots, but 15 knots during the afternoon. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots. Cloudy periods.