Marine Coastal Forecasts - Kaipara
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Saturday : Easterly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots north of Cape Reinga late morning until evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north. North of Cape Reinga: Long period southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Easterly swell rising to 2 metres. Elsewhere: Long period southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Northwest swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in morning rain, mainly northerly of Kaipara Harbour.
Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Southeast easing to 15 knots in the morning and variable 10 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell, easing. Moderate easterly swell in the north. Monday: Northwest 20 knots developing, changing southwest 25 knots overnight. Sea becoming rough overnight. Moderate easterly swell in the north easing. Tuesday: Southwest 25 knots easing to 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming moderate.