Marine Recreational Forecasts - Auckland
5:03 AM September 4, 2015
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A series of troughs move over the country in an unstable west to southwest flow until Sunday, followed by a ridge on Monday.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing in the morning, dying out this evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in a few afternoon showers. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to westerly 10 knots this morning, rising to northwest 15 knots for a time this afternoon then easing to variable 5 knots by evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in a few afternoon showers, becoming poor visibility in evening rain.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Southerly 15 knots but 30 knots developing from Bream Head to Cape Colville in the morning, changing southwest 25 knots everywhere in the evening, then easing to westerly 20 knots overnight. Rain easing. Sunday: Westerly rising to 25 knots in the morning, changing southwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Showers. Monday: Southwest 20 knots gradually dying out. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time Saturday. West Coast: Southwest 2.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, rising to 2 metres Saturday and to 2.5 metres Sunday. Northwest 1.5 metres, dying out today.
September 4, 2015
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