Auckland Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Auckland

10:38 AM September 16, 2014
Area Description: Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
Situation: Strong northwesterlies turn westerly today as a front moves over the area, followed by a weak ridge late Wednesday. Northerlies develop on Thursday ahead of another front which is expected to move over the region early Friday,followed by more strong westerlies.
Warnings: Strong wind advisory in force for Bream Head to Cape Colville, Hauraki Gulf and Manukau Harbour
Forecast: For Manukau Harbour and Hauraki Gulf: Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots, becoming westerly 15 knots around midday, then rising to 20 knots late afternoon. Moderate sea easing for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, easing to a few showers this afternoon. Wednesday: Westerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning, then easing to 15 knots late afternoon. Sea becoming rough late morning, easing late afternoon. Cloudy periods, odd shower. For Waitemata Harbour: Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots, becoming westerly 15 knots around midday, then rising to 20 knots late afternoon. Moderate sea easing for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, easing to a few showers this afternoon. Wednesday: Westerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots late afternoon and to 10 knots late evening. Moderate sea easing late afternoon. Cloudy periods, odd shower. For Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, becoming westerly 15 knots early afternoon, then rising to 20 knots late afternoon. Rough sea easing early afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, easing to few showers this afternoon. Wednesday: Westerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning, then easing to 15 knots late afternoon. Sea becoming rough late morning, easing late afternoon. Cloudy periods, odd shower.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Tending northerly 15 knots. Rain at times. Friday: Northwest rising to 25 knots. Showers. Saturday: Becoming westerly 30 knots. Showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, rising to northerly 1 metre for a time on Friday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, rising to 3 metres overnight Tuesday, easing to 2 metres early Thursday, then rising to 3 metres late Friday and to 4 metres Saturday.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 09
    Full Moon
  2. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  3. Sep 24
    New Moon
  4. Oct 02
    First Quarter

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September 16, 2014

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