Marine Recreational Forecasts - Auckland
5:03 PM October 1, 2014
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A deep low to the east of the area is moving further east today. A front moves across over the area Thursday, followed by disturbed strong cold southwesterlies. Flow turns northwest ahead of an approaching trough late Sunday.
Strong wind advisory in force for all areas.
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, tending westerly 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Thursday: Turning northwest 15 knots in the morning, becoming southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough late evening. Poor visibility in occasional rain developing afternoon, easing to showers in the evening. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, tending westerly 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Thursday: Rising to northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots around midday. Easing to westerly 15 knots late afternoon, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough at midday, easing to for a time in the afternoon. Poor visibility in occasional rain developing afternoon, easing to showers late evening.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Westerly rising to 35 knots in the afternoon. Showers. Saturday: Southwest 35 knots easing to 25 knots late. Showers. Sunday: Rising to westerly 30 knots. Showers clearing.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Easterly 2 metres, easing to 1 metre tonight and dying out Friday. Northerly half a metre developing Friday. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres tonight, to 2 metres Thursday, to 3 metres Friday and to 5.5 metres Saturday, then easing to 3 metres late Sunday.
October 1, 2014
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