Marine Recreational Forecasts - Auckland
2:57 AM April 24, 2014
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A ridge over the region slowly moves away to the northeast later today and a northwest flow develops. The flow turns southerly on Saturday as a weakening front crosses the area, followed by another ridge. A northerly flow develops during Sunday as an active trough moves onto the South Island.
Wind warning Nil
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing this morning, rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Fair visibility in occasional showers developing late morning. For Hauraki Gulf: Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing late morning, rising to 15 knots south of Whangaparaoa in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fair visibility in occasional showers developing this afternoon. For Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots early morning. Northwest 10 knots developing around midday. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northwest 15 knots. Cloudy periods, chance drizzle. Saturday: Changing southwest 15 knots early, easing to variable 5 knots late. Morning showers then fine. Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing late. Cloud increasing, chance shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Easterly 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less today. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres easing to 1.5 metres today then rising to 2.5 metres on Saturday. Northwest swell 1 metre developing Sunday.
April 24, 2014
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