Auckland Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Auckland

5:01 PM September 18, 2014
Area Description: Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
Situation: Ahead of a complex low and associated fronts, a northerly flow strengthens today. The flow turns westerly behind the low on Friday. The flow strengthens again ahead of a complex trough, which is expected to move across the region early on Sunday, followed by strong southwesterlies.
Warnings: Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
Forecast: For Manukau Harbour: Thursday: Northeast 15 knots, tending northerly 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in a few showers, becoming poor in rain overnight, possibly thundery. Friday: Northerly 15 knots, turning westerly 15 knots in the morning, then rising to northwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate in the afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, possibly thundery, turning to showers in the morning. For Waitemata Harbour: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots late this evening. Sea becoming moderate late this evening. Fair visibility in a few showers, becoming poor in rain overnight, possibly thundery. Friday: Northerly 20 knots, becoming westerly 15 knots in the morning, tending northwest 15 knots in the evening. Moderate sea easing in the morning. Poor visibility in rain, possibly thundery, turning to showers in the morning. For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Northerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late this evening. Sea becoming rough late this evening. Fair visibility in occasional showers, becoming poor in rain overnight, possibly thundery. Friday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to northwest 20 knots in the morning. Turning westerly 20 knots for a time in the afternoon. Rough sea easing in the morning. Poor visibility in rain, possibly thundery, turning to showers about midday.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest rising to 30 knots. Morning rain, then showers. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots. Showers becoming less frequent. Monday: Southwest 25 knots. A few showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre Saturday, easing to half a metre Sunday and dying out Monday. West Coast: Northwest 1 metre dying out Friday. Southwest 2 metres, rising to 3 metres late Friday, to 4.5 metres late Saturday, then easing to 3 metres Sunday.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 24
    New Moon
  3. Oct 02
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 08
    Full Moon

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