Marine Recreational Forecasts - Auckland
10:51 AM October 27, 2016
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge spreads onto New Zealand from the west today. A trough preceded by northwesterlies moves over the area on Saturday, followed by another ridge.
Wind warning Nil
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Thursday: Westerly 15 knots, turning southwest 15 knots this afternoon. Easing to westerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Long fine spells. Friday: Westerly 10 knots, turning northwest 10 knots in the morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy but afternoon fine spells. For the Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Westerly 15 knots, turning southwest 15 knots this afternoon. Easing to westerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Long fine spells. Friday: Westerly 10 knots. Becoming northwest 15 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Cloudy but afternoon fine spells
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Early change southwest 15 knots. Early rain, then the odd shower. Sunday: Becoming southeast 15 knots but 25 knots about the outer Gulf. A few showers. Monday: Southeast 10 knots but 20 knots about the outer Gulf, dying out late. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre late Sunday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres today and to 1 metre Friday, rising to 2.5 metres Saturday, then easing to 2 metres Sunday and 1.5 metres Monday. Northwest 1 metre developing Friday, dying out Saturday.
October 27, 2016
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