Today: Rain, heavy at times. Northeasterlies strengthening.

Sunrise: 7:06 AM

Sunset: 8:15 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - northland

12:49 PM 23 Feb, 2019

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 series of weak troughs affect the country over the next few days, along with a front moving north over the South Island on Friday and North Island on Saturday.A significant low deepens east of the country on Sunday, then moves away to the east as a ridge gradually builds over New Zealand.

Warnings:

NIL warning for BRETT

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Friday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to easterly 20 knots this afternoon, and to northeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots early evening. Sea becoming rough early evening. Poor visibility in rain, heavy at times.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Changing southwest 20 knots early morning, tending northwest 15 knots in the evening. Fine spells and isolated showers. Sunday: Becoming westerly 20 knots, changing southeast 20 knots later. Rain developing early, easing in the afternoon. Monday: Southeast 20 knots, easing to 15 knots later. Mainly fine. Isolated morning showers.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northeast 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, easing to 1 metre Monday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - brett

12:54 PM 23 Feb, 2019

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

Forecast:

Northeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Northerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in heavy showers developing this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southwest 20 knots, becoming Sunday northwest 25 knots with rough sea for a time, changing Monday morning southeast 20 knots.Northeast swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara

1:10 PM 23 Feb, 2019

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