Today: Fine, chance afternoon shower. Southwest dying afternoon.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 8:36 PM
high tide: 5:31 PM 3m
low tide: 11:44 PM 0.8m
high tide: 8:58 PM 3.7m
Marine recreational Forecasts - auckland
6:17 AM 15 Dec, 2017
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A couple of weak fronts over the North Island and a ridge over the lower South Island all move slowly northwards today. Another front moves onto the South Island on Friday, then weakens and stalls on Saturday as the ridge persists over central and northern New Zealand through the weekend. A third front moves onto the South Island on Sunday.
Wind warning Nil
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Thursday: Southwest 15 knots, turning southeast 10 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Poor visibility in early morning rain, becoming mainly fine. For the Hauraki Gulf: Thursday: Southwest 15 knots, turning southeast 15 knots in the afternoon, then tending easterly 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in early morning rain, becoming mainly fine. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots late morning. Turning southeast 15 knots in the afternoon, then rising to 20 knots in the evening. Moderate sea easing for a time late morning and afternoon. Poor visibility in early morning rain, then becoming mainly fine.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Becoming variable 5 knots early, with 10 knots afternoon sea breezes, then southwest 10 knots in the evening. Fine. Saturday: Southwest 10 knots rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Mainly fine, chance shower. Sunday: Easing to variable 5 knots early, with 10 knots afternoon sea breezes. Cloudy periods, a few showers developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East Coast: Northeast 1.5 metres, easing to easterly half a metre or less today. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres today and to 1 metre Friday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
6:19 AM 15 Dec, 2017
Southwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots south of Hokianga Harbour for a time this morning. Becoming southeast 10 knots but northeast 15 knots in the south this evening. Sea becoming rough in the south for a time. Northeast swell north of Cape Reinga, 2 metres easing. Southwest swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in rain this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing early Sunday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Friday.