Today: Showers, possibly thundery with hail before dawn, easing morning Gale southerly change early morning, then gradually dying out.
Sunrise: 6:22 AM
Sunset: 7:48 PM
Marine coastal Forecasts - stephens
12:11 AM 24 Oct, 2019
*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* West of Farewell Spit to Hawera: Southwest rising to 45 knots early morning, then easing to 35 knots around midday and to 25 knots this evening. Elsewhere: Northwest 35 knots. Changing southerly 50 knots this morning, easing to southeast 35 knots by midday and to variable 10 knots this evening. Northwest 15 knots developing tonight.Sea becoming high for a time. Southwest swell rising to 6 metres for a time in the west. Westerly swell rising to 4 metres for a time in the east. Poor visibility in showers with possible thunderstorms before dawn.
Outlook following 3 days: Westerly rising Thursday morning 35 knots everywhere with very rough sea. Becoming Thursday evening southwest 30 knots but westerly 15 knots in the east. Becoming early Friday westerly 30 knots everywhere. Becoming late Friday southeast 20 knots but southwest 20 knots in the west. Becoming Saturday northwest 25 knots everywhere.Heavy southwest swell in the west, easing Thursday.