Today: Possible early fog. A few showers, some heavy with chance morning thunderstorms. Westerlies.
Sunrise: 7:31 AM
Sunset: 5:35 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - northland
9:00 PM 16 Jul, 2018
The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
Strong northeast flow ahead of a front is replaced by a westerly flow today, as the front crosses the country. On Wednesday,a broad ridge moves over central and northern New Zealand,while a trough approaches the South Island.The ridge covers much of the country on Thursday, while strong northwesterlies build over the lower South Island.
NIL warning for BRETT
Monday: Northwest 15 knots, turning westerly 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight.Fair visibility in a few showers, possibly heavy this morning.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northwest 10 knots. A few showers, turning to rain later. Wednesday: Northwest 10 knots, turning southwest for a time in the morning. Rain easing to a few showers. Thursday: Northwest 15 knots chaning southwest 10 knots late. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northeast 2.5 metres, easing to easterly 1.5 metres today, and to 1 metre Tuesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - brett
9:10 PM 16 Jul, 2018
Northwest 15 knots, becoming southwest 10 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, easing Wednesday variable 10 knots, developing Thursday northwest 20 knots becoming late Thursday southwest 15 knots. Moderate northeast swell, easing early Tuesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
9:20 PM 16 Jul, 2018
Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres north of Cape Reinga, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in a few showers,with thunderstorms possible, easing this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 15 knots, easing late Tuesday variable 10 knots, developing Wednesday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell becoming heavy late Thursday.