Today: Rain, chance heavy, easing afternoon, clearing tonight. Strong southeasterlies, gale in exposed places, gradually easing.
Sunrise: 7:34 AM
Sunset: 5:23 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - northland
12:56 AM 22 Jun, 2018
The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
A trough over the upper North Island moves away late today. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure sits over the South Island, then moves further north on Friday.A weak front then moves over the South Island on Saturday, followed by another front on Sunday affecting southern and central New Zealand.
GALE warning for BRETT
Gale warning. Thursday: Southeast 35 knots gusting 55 knots, but 45 knots gusting 55 knots south of Cape Brett, becoming 30 knots gusting 40 knots everywhere this evening. High sea in the south, easing. Poor visibility in rain, easing in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southeast 20 knots easing to southerly 15 knots in the evening.Cloudy periods, isolated showers. Saturday: Tending southwest 10 knots. Partly cloudy, isolated showers. Sunday: Becoming northwest 15 knots. Partly cloudy, a few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northerly 1 metre, easing to half a metre today. Easterly 3 metres, and 4 metres for a time today, then easing to 2 metres late Friday, 1. 5 metres Saturday and 1 metre Sunday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - brett
1:06 AM 22 Jun, 2018
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 40 knots, easing to 30 knots this evening.Very rough sea at times.Southeast swell rising to 5 metres for a time.Northwest swell 1 metre at times. Poor visibility in periods of rain, easing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday evening southerly 15 knots. Becoming late Saturday northwest 20 knots. Rough sea easing. Heavy southeast swell,easing Friday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
1:04 AM 22 Jun, 2018
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 35 knots, but southwest 15 knots north of Cape Reinga, becoming southeast 25 knots everywhere by midday. Rough sea in the south, easing.Southerly swell rising to 2 metres but 4 metres east of Cape Reinga. Poor visibility in periods of rain,mainly in the south, easing from this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday morning southerly 15 knots everywhere. Becoming Saturday evening northwest 20 knots. Rough sea easing.Moderate southwest swell easing Friday, returning Sunday.Heavy southeast swell in the east, easing Friday.