Today: Fine spells. Easterlies.
Sunrise: 7:23 AM
Sunset: 7:34 PM
high tide: 10:47 PM 3.3m
Marine recreational Forecasts - auckland
10:30 AM 21 Mar, 2018
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
An intense high to the southeast of the country extends a ridge across central New Zealand directing showery easterlies to the upper North Island. A complex trough of low pressure is forecast to move over the area early Thursday and become slow-moving.
Strong wind advisory in force for Bream Head to Cape Colville.
For the Manukau Harbour: Tuesday: Southeast 10 knots, rising to easterly 15 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Fine spells. Chance morning shower. For the Waitemata Harbour: Tuesday: Easterly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine spells. Chance morning shower. For the Hauraki Gulf: Tuesday: Easterly 15 knots but 20 knots north of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, becoming easterly 20 knots everywhere for a time this morning through early evening. Sea becoming moderate everywhere for a time this morning until early evening. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in a few showers. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Easterly 20 knots, but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the Colville Channel, easing to 15 knots but 20 knots about the channel this evening. Rough sea about the channel, easing this evening. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in a few showers.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Wednesday: Easterly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Cloudy periods, odd shower. Thursday: Easterly 10 knots, turning northeast in the afternoon. Cloud increasing, a few showers developing. Friday: Becoming variable 10 knots A few showers, turning to rain for a time.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: East Coast: Easterly 1.5 metres, rising to 2 metres today. West Coast: Southwest half a metre, rising to 2 metres Wednesday and 2.5 metres for a time Thursday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
10:16 AM 21 Mar, 2018
Easterly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southwest swell 1 metre, dying out. Easterly swell north of Cape Reinga, 2 metres.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning easterly 15 knots everywhere, easing Wednesday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Friday westerly 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday. Moderate easterly swell in the north.