Kaitaia

TODAY

CURRENTLY

16 °C

Few Showers

High: 19

Low: 12

WIND: NNW, 02 knots

Tuesday

Few Showers

High: 19

Low: 11

WIND: N, 06 knots

Wednesday

Partly Cloudy

High: 18

Low: 12

WIND: N, 07 knots

Today: Often cloudy, and a shower or two. Gentle southwesterlies.

Wind: NNW at 02 knots

Sunrise: 6:34 AM

Sunset: 7:49 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - northland

11:52 AM 24 Oct, 2017

Cape Wiwiki
Cape Brett
Poor Knights Is.
Bream Head

Area Description:

The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.

Situation:

A disturbed westerly flow persists over New Zealand during the forecast period.An active front within this flow crosses the country today, and another front moves over the lower South Island late Tuesday.

Warnings:

GALE warning for BRETT

Forecast:

Gale warning. Monday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to northerly 20 knots this morning, and to 35 knots gusting 45 knots for a time around midday through early afternoon. Changing southwest 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, with possible afternoon thunderstorms, clearing this evening.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots. A few showers. Wednesday: Westerly 10 knots. Remaining showers clearing. Thursday: Tending northwest 15 knots. A few showers developing.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northerly half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, easing to half a metre Tuesday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - brett

11:47 AM 24 Oct, 2017

Whangarei
North Cape
Brett
Bream Head
Kaipara
Colville
Great Mercury Island
Muriwai

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 20 knots, rising to 35 knots around midday, then changing southwest 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, with possible afternoon thunderstorms, clearing late evening.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, tending late Wednesday northwest 15 knots. Moderate northwest swell, dying out Tuesday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara

11:58 AM 24 Oct, 2017

Whangarei
North Cape
Brett
Bream Head
Kaipara
Colville
Great Mercury Island
Muriwai

Forecast:

Northwest 15 knots, rising to 30 knots for a time this morning and early afternoon, then changing southwest 20 knots late afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain, with possible afternoon thunderstorms, clearing this evening.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, tending late Wednesday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Wednesday.

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