Today: Cloudy. A few showers from late morning then evening rain,chance thunderstorms and hail. Gusty westerlies.
Sunrise: 6:13 AM
Sunset: 6:25 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - northland
10:47 PM 24 Sep, 2018
The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
A series of troughs move up the country today, while an associated low pressure system deepens east of the South Island.The low system moves away to the east on Tuesday,leaving a strong and unsettled southwest flow over the country until Thursday,when another ridge spreads over New Zealand.
NIL warning for BRETT
Strong wind advisory. Monday: Southwest 15 knots, tending northwest 15 knots this morning, rising to 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots north of Cape Brett this afternoon, then becoming westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming rough in the north this afternoon, and elsewhere this evening. Fair visibility in showers, then poor visibility in rain and possible thunderstorms from evening.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Westerly 20 knots. Occasional showers. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots, easing to southwest 10 knots. Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots. Cloudy periods and isolated showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Easterly 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less Tuesday.Northerly half a metre developing today, dying out Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - brett
10:47 PM 24 Sep, 2018
Southwest 20 knots, becoming northwest 20 knots this afternoon,rising to 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Easterly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing late Wednesday southwest 15 knots, becoming Thursday variable 10 knots.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
10:36 PM 24 Sep, 2018
Southwest 15 knots but 25 knots north of Cape Reinga, tending northwest 15 knots this morning, rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Changing southwest 30 knots this evening. Rough sea at times. Southwest swell, rising to 4 metres. Easterly swell in the north 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain and possible thunderstorms developing this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing early Wednesday 15 knots, becoming Thursday variable 10 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Tuesday, easing Thursday.