Marine Recreational Forecasts - Auckland
11:00 AM April 18, 2014
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A deep low west of central New Zealand directs a northerly flow over the area.A broad trough is expected to move onto the country on Sunday, followed by southwesterlies. A ridge spreads over the country on Tuesday.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau Harbour: Friday: Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Poor visibility in occasional showers, possibly heavy and thundery. Saturday: Tending northwest 15 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy and thundery, easing to showers in the afternoon. For Waitemata Harbour, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Northeast 20 knots. Sea moderate. Poor visibility in occasional showers, possibly heavy and thundery. Saturday: Becoming northwest 15 knots in the morning. Moderate sea easing in the morning. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy and thundery, easing to showers in the afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northwest 15 knots rising to 25 knots for a time in the east. A few showers, heavy in the afternoon. Monday: Changing southwest 20 knots early. Mainly fine, the odd shower in the west. Tuesday: Southwest easing to 15 knots. Mainly fine, the odd shower in the west.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Northeast 2 metres easing to 1.5 metres Saturday and to easterly 1 metre Monday, tending southeast Tuesday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, easing to 1 metre tonight, then rising to 3 metres Sunday and easing to 2 metres Tuesday. Northwest 3 metres, easing to 2 metres tonight and to 1 metre Saturday, dying out Sunday.
April 18, 2014
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