Now
18°
12°
11°
Occasional showers, chance thunder/hail. Gusty northwest.
NNW
Sunrise
6.41AM
Sunset
6.01PM
Tomorrow
15°
°
10°
Showers, becoming less frequent evening. Westerlies.
Sunrise
6.39AM
Sunset
6.02PM
Friday
15°
°
10°
A few showers, rain later. Northerly strengthens.
Sunrise
6.38AM
Sunset
6.03PM
Saturday
15°
°
10°
Rain easing to showers. Strong southerlies.
Sunrise
6.36AM
Sunset
6.03PM

Today

18°

11°

Tomorrow

15°

10°

Friday

15°

10°

Saturday

15°

10°

Tides for Auckland
Tides for Onehunga
10:19PM
HIGH  3.6M
4:19AM
LOW  0.2M
10:43AM
HIGH  3.5M
4:41PM
LOW  0.3M
1:25AM
HIGH  4.3M
7:40AM
LOW  0.4M
1:52PM
HIGH  4.2M
8:02PM
LOW  0.6M

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Friday

North Island, showers or rain spreading to most places, but remaining dry in Hawkes Bay and coastal Gisborne. South Island, rain or showers spreading to most places, then mostly clearing, apart from lingering showers in the far south and in Marlborough. Snow lowering to 400 metres in Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Fiordland.

Saturday

North Island, rain or showers easing in the north, and clearing in the east. South Island, rain or showers spreading to most places, snow to 400 metres from Canterbury southwards.

Sunday

North Island, occasional showers, with snow lowering to 500 metres in the far south. South Island, Showers retreating to the south and east coasts and becoming mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Friday and Saturday, turning to rain on Sunday. Southwesterlies, tending northwesterly for a time on Friday, then tending northerly on Saturday and and changing strong southwesterly on Sunday.

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

Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail, easing tomorrow morning and becoming isolated.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

A few showers at first. Rain spreading north tomorrow morning or afternoon, then clearing later.

Wanganui, Manawatu

A few showers, turning to rain tomorrow morning then clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Kapiti, Wellington, Wairarapa

Occasional showers turning to rain tomorrow morning, then clearing by evening.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller, Westland

Occasional showers, clearing from Westland and Buller overnight, and elsewhere tomorrow afternoon.

Canterbury

Mostly fine, however scattered showers overnight and tomorrow morning with snow to about 700 metres.

Otago, Southland, Fiordland

Outbreaks of rain, with snow lowering to 600 metres tonight. Clearing tomorrow morning, but rain for Fiordland tomorrow night.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy, with drizzle clearing tonight. A few showers developing tomorrow afternoon.

Colville

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 25 knots, rising to westerly 35 knots Thursday morning. Easing to southwest 25 knots late Thursday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, some heavy and possibly thundery until Thursday morning, clearing Thursday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly easing early Friday morning 15 knots,changing late Friday northeast 30 knots, early Saturday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea, easing late Saturday 25 knots, changing early Sunday southwest 25 knots. Northerly swell becoming moderate for a time Saturday.

Kaipara

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 30 knots, changing southwest 35 knots late this evening. Easing to southwest 25 knots north of Hokianga Harbour Thursday morning, everywhere Thursday afternoon and to 15 knots Thursday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, some heavy and possibly thundery this evening, clearing by Thursday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Friday morning northerly 15 knots, rising Friday evening 25 knots with rough sea, then changing Friday night southeast 30 knots and early Saturday southwest 25 knots. Changing for a time overnight Saturday northwest 25 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Auckland

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

Situation
A low moves over the North Island today, preceded by northwesterlies and followed by southwesterlies. A brief ridge moves over the area tomorrow. A trough moves over the area on Saturday followed by a southwest flow.

Warning
Gale warning in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville Strong wind advisory in force for Waitemata and Manukau Harbours

Forecast
For Manukau Harbour: Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots late this evening. Sea becoming rough late this evening. Poor visibility in showers, some heavy and possibly thundery. Thursday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the morning, then turning southwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the afternoon. Easing to southwest 20 knots early evening and to 10 knots late evening. Rough sea, easing early evening. Poor visibility in showers, easing in the afternoon. For Waitemata Harbour: Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots, turning westerly 20 knots late this evening. Sea moderate. Poor visibility in showers, some heavy and possibly thundery. Thursday: Westerly 20 knots, turning southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon, easing to 10 knots by evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Poor visibility in showers, easing in the afternoon. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots knots this evening, then changing westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots overnight. Sea becoming rough in the evening. Poor visibility in showers, some heavy and possibly thundery. Thursday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the morning and to 35 knots gusting 45 knots in the afternoon. Easing to southwest 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming very rough in the afternoon, easing evening. Poor visibility in showers, easing in the afternoon, with some heavy and possibly thundery falls before dawn.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Changing northwest 10 knots in the morning and to southeast 15 knots late. Few showers to late rain. Saturday: Changing southerly 25 knots early and to westerly 20 knots late. Rain easing. Sunday: Westerly rising to 25 knots, changing southwest 25 knots later. Occasional showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Northerly 1.5 metres, easing to half a metre Thursday,rising to 2 metres overnight Friday, then easing to 1 metre Saturday and to half a metre Sunday. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, rising to 2.5 metres later today, easing to 1 metre Friday, rising to 2 metres Saturday and to 2.5 metres Sunday. Northwest 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres later today, then dying out Friday.