Kaitaia

TODAY

AT 1:00 PM

16 °C

WIND: W, 14 knots

Few Showers

High: 20

Low: 13

Wednesday

Few Showers

High: 18

Low: 11

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 18

Low: 10

Today: Cloudy with showers, possibly heavy and thundery, easing evening. Southwesterlies.

Sunrise: 6:45 AM

Sunset: 7:42 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - northland

6:52 AM 16 Oct, 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:

An intense low situated over the upper North Island brings gale easterlies, and continues affecting the North Island until late Wednesday when it moves away to the east. A brief ridge crosses the country on Thursday, then strong northwesterlies develop ahead of another low which crosses the South Island on Friday.

Warnings:

GALE warning for BRETT

Forecast:

Gale warning. Tuesday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Easing to northwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots but 15 knots south of Poor Knights Island in the afternoon Becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere in the evening.Rough sea easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots. Showers easing. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots, dying out late. Mainly fine. Friday: Northwest 15 knots developing in the morning. Fine spells, late rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northeast 3.5 metres, becoming northerly 3 metres today, easing to 1 metre Wednesday and to half a metre or less Thursday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - brett

6:49 AM 16 Oct, 2019

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

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northeast 25 knots, tending northwest 25 knots before dawn and rising to 35 knots for a time from mid morning to late afternoon. Becoming southwest 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Easterly swell 4 metres, easing. Northerly swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in rain with possible thunderstorms, easing afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea easing Thursday morning 15 knots and turning early Friday northwest 20 knots. Moderate easterly swell easing Wednesday.Moderate northerly swell easing Wednesday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara

7:05 AM 16 Oct, 2019

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

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* South of Cape Reinga: Southeast 30 knots, gradually turning southwest 30 knots this evening. Elsewhere: Northwest 25 knots, rising to westerly 35 knots early morning. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Easterly swell in the north, 4 metres easing. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in occasional rain and possible thunderstorms,easing this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning southwest 30 knots everywhere with rough sea, easing Wednesday evening 20 knots and late Thursday variable 10 knots.Developing Friday northwest 20 knots. Moderate easterly swell in the north easing Wednesday.Moderate southeast swell easing Wednesday.

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