Marine Recreational Forecasts - Auckland
4:30 AM May 19, 2013
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A broad and complex trough lies over the country during the period, driving a northwest flow over the area. A low approaches from the Tasman Sea on Monday, becoming slow moving west of the country.
Strong wind advisory in force for All Areas
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Sunday: Northwest 20 knots rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning, easing to westerly 20 knots late afternoon and to 15 knots tonight. Moderate sea becoming rough for a time late morning and afternoon, then slight tonight. Fair visibility in showers, easing this evening. For the Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Sunday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to westerly 20 knots this evening and to 15 knots tonight. Rough sea becoming moderate this evening and slight tonight. Fair visibility in showers, easing this evening.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Westerly 10 knots, dying away by evening. A few showers. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots. Occasional showers. Wednesday: Northwest rising to 20 knots. Occasional showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre. West Coast: Westerly 1.5 metres rising to 2.5 metres today. Easing to 1.5 metres Monday.
May 19, 2013
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