Today: Partly cloudy with a few showers, turning to rain in the evening, chance heavy. Southwesterlies developing.
Sunrise: 6:18 AM
Sunset: 6:23 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - northland
10:36 PM 21 Sep, 2018
The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
A ridge lies over central New Zealand today, and northwesterlies strengthen over the lower South Island ahead of a front. The front moves north over the South Island today before weakening. A low tracks past the north of the North Island during Saturday as another ridge builds over New Zealand. A second front moves northeast over the country during Sunday and Monday.
NIL warning for BRETT
Friday: Southwest 10 knots, becoming northwest 10 knots this morning,then rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Becoming southwest 10 knots but 15 knots north of Cape Brett this evening. Sea slight. Showers turning to rain this evening with poor visibility.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Becoming southeast 15 knots in the morning, rising to 30 knots in the afternoon, then easing to 20 knots late evening. Periods of rain,clearing late evening. Sunday: Easing to southerly 10 knots early, tending southwest 15 knots late.Fine spells. Monday: Southwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time. A few showers developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northeast 2 metres, tending easterly Saturday, easing to 1.5 metres Sunday and 1 metre Monday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - brett
10:36 PM 21 Sep, 2018
Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots this morning, then becoming variable 10 knots but southwest 20 knots north of Cape Karikari late this evening. Sea becoming moderate in the north. Northeast swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Saturday morning southeast 25 knots everywhere, rising Saturday afternoon 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing early Sunday southeast 20 knots, becoming late Sunday southwest 15 knots, rising Monday 25 knots. Moderate northeast swell, easing Sunday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
10:48 PM 21 Sep, 2018
Southwest 10 knots, turning northwest 15 knots this morning, then changing southwest 20 knots late this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Northeast swell north of Cape Reinga, 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning southeast 25 knots, rising Saturday afternoon 35 knots with very rough sea, changing early Sunday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate easterly swell in the north, easing Sunday.