Today: Cloudy periods. Rain developing at night. Northerlies.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM
Sunset: 5:59 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - northland
9:50 PM 19 Aug, 2018
The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
A ridge over the country moves to the east today as a complex low and associated fronts approach from the Tasman Sea. The low and fronts then affect the country until the end of the forecast period.
NIL warning for BRETT
Sunday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots early this morning. Northerly 10 knots developing this afternoon, and rising to northeast 15 knots late this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine,then high cloud increasing evening.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Turning northwest 15 knots early, rising to 20 knots late morning. Rain, easing to a few showers in the evening. Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots, changing westerly 20 knots in the afternoon, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Showers, some heavy and possible thunderstorms. Wednesday: Becoming northwest 20 knots early, rising to 30 knots later. Showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest half a metre or less. Becoming northerly 1 metre Monday, turning northwest 1 metre Tuesday, then rising to 1.5 metres Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - brett
9:45 PM 19 Aug, 2018
Variable 10 knots. Northerly 20 knots developing this evening. Sea becoming moderate. Fair visibility in rain developing north of Whangaroa Harbour late this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 25 knots. Changing early Monday morning northwest 25 knots, easing Tuesday morning 15 knots. Changing Tuesday afternoon westerly 25 knots. Becoming early Wednesday northwest 15 knots, rising later Wednesday 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Northwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday. Northwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - kaipara
9:49 PM 19 Aug, 2018
Variable 10 knots, becoming northeast 15 knots this afternoon, and rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres,easing. Northerly swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in rain developing north of Tauroa Point this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Monday morning northwest 25 knots everywhere, easing Tuesday morning 15 knots. Changing about midday Tuesday westerly 25 knots. Becoming early Wednesday northwest 15 knots, rising later Wednesday 35 knots with very rough sea. Southwest swell becoming heavy Tuesday, easing Wednesday. Northwest swell becoming moderate Monday, then easing for a time Tuesday.