Today: A few showers, clearing overnight. Southwest.
Sunrise: 6:07 AM
Sunset: 8:40 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - northland
7:34 AM 19 Dec, 2017
The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
A high lies to the west of the North Island over the Tasman Sea for the forecast period. A front moves up the North Island today, as a ridge builds over the South Island. Another front moves up the South Island on Tuesday and over the North Island on Wednesday, then a third front moves onto the South Island and lower North Island Thursday, followed by another ridge.
NIL warning for BRETT
Monday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing for a time in the morning. Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon, then turning southwest 10 knots again in the evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in a few showers from afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 10 knots rising to 15 knots late. Becoming fine in the morning. Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots rising to 20 knots for a time late afternoon or evening. Fine and cloudy periods, a shower or two. Thursday: Southwest 15 knots easing to 10 knots early. Cloudy periods increasing.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Southeast 1.5 metres, then easing to 1 metre Tuesday and half a metre or less Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - brett
7:34 AM 19 Dec, 2017
Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Southeast swell 2 metres, easing. Fair visibility in a few showers from afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, rising for a time Wednesday westerly 25 knots with rough sea.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
7:41 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.