Marine Recreational Forecasts - Auckland
10:58 AM April 25, 2014
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A northwest flow dies out on Saturday as a weakening front crosses the area, followed by a ridge of high pressure. A northerly flow develops during Sunday as an active trough approaches, moving onto the area on Monday and weakening on Tuesday.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, and the Hauraki Gulf: Friday: Northwest 10 knots rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Fair visibility in isolated showers. Saturday: Northwest 15 knots changing southwest 15 knots during the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in rain, clearing late morning then fine. For Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Northwest 10 knots rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Partly cloudy. Saturday: Northwest 15 knots changing southwest 10 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fair visibility in rain developing in the morning, clearing in the afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Changing northwest 15 knots early afternoon, rising to 20 knots in the east in the evening. Cloud increasing, showers from evening. Monday: Becoming westerly 25 knots everywhere early. Rain then late showers. Tuesday: Easing to northwest 15 knots. Showers, some heavy.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre or less, dying out today. Northerly half a metre developing Sunday, dying out late Monday. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres rising to 2.5 metres Saturday, easing to 2 metres Sunday, rising to 4 metres late Monday, then easing to 3 metres Tuesday. Northwest 1.5 metres dying out Saturday, northwest 2.5 metres re-developing Sunday dying out Monday.
April 25, 2014
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