Today: Occasional showers, chance thunderstorm afternoon and early evening. Southwest winds.
Sunrise: 5:56 AM
Sunset: 8:39 PM
high tide: 8:42 PM 2.9m
high tide: 11:53 PM 3.9m
Marine recreational Forecasts - auckland
5:38 AM 19 Dec, 2017
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A high lies to the west of the North Island over the Tasman Sea for the forecast period. A front moves over the region late today. A second front moves up the North Island on Wednesday.
Wind warning Nil
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing late morning, rising to 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and early evening before easing back to variable 5 knots late evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in occasional showers from midday, possible thunderstorms in the afternoon. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Northerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots early morning. Westerly 10 knots developing about midday then rising to southwest 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in occasional showers from afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to southwest 15 knots afternoon. Remaining showers clearing and becoming fine in the morning. Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots rising to 25 knots for a time morning until evening.Cloudy periods, isolated showers. Thursday: Southwest 15 knots rising to 20 knots for a time afternoon. Cloud increasing.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East Coast: Low waves. However, easterly 1 metre about Bream Head to Cape Colville, then easing to half a metre or less Tuesday. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres, easing to 1 metre Thursday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
5:45 AM 19 Dec, 2017
Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots for a time this morning and early afternoon. Sea slight. Southeast swell north of Cape Reinga,2 metres, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers this afternoon and evening, with thunderstorms possible south of Kaipara Harbour.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots rising for a time Wednesday southwest 25 knots with rough sea.Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday.