Today: A few showers, mainly in the west. Westerlies.
Sunrise: 7:29 AM
Sunset: 5:25 PM
high tide: 11:04 PM 3.6m
Marine recreational Forecasts - auckland
9:34 AM 18 Jul, 2018
Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
A disturbed westerly flow eases across the country today as a ridge builds from the north. A front moves onto the South Island late Wednesday and crosses the North Island Thursday, followed by another ridge. Strong northwesterlies build across the South Island Thursday, then over central New Zealand on Friday.
Wind warning Nil
For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Tuesday: Westerly 10 knots, tending southwest 10 knots this afternoon, then easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Fair visibility in a few showers. For the Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Tuesday: Westerly 15 knots, turning southwest 10 knots this afternoon, then easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Mainly fine, but fair visibility in one or two showers.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Westerly 10 knots, tending northerly in the evening. Rain to isolated showers in the afternoon. Thursday: Becoming westerly 10 knots in the morning and southwest 10 knots late. Mainly fine. Friday: Becoming northerly 10 knots from midday. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: East Coast: Northerly half a metre, but northeast 1.5 metres about the Outer Gulf, easing to northeast 1 metre about the Outer Gulf today. West Coast: Southwest 2 metres easing to 1.5 metres Wednesday rising to 2 metres late Thursday and to 3 metres for a time on Friday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
9:28 AM 18 Jul, 2018
Westerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon.Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres north of Cape Reinga, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers, easing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots, developing Thursday southwest 15 knots for a time. Developing Friday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.