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Valid to Midnight Monday 14 Oct 2019
Issued at 5:02am Monday 14 Oct 2019

Warning: Gale warning in force for all areas

Situation: A brief ridge of high pressure builds over New Zealand today. An intense low, preceded by gale easterlies, approaches the upper North Island from the north today, affecting the North Island until Wednesday when it moves away to the east. Another brief ridge crosses the country on Thursday,ahead of a low approaching from the Tasman.

Forecast: For Manukau Harbour: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Becoming easterly 15 knots early this morning, rising to 20 knots gusting 30 knots by midday and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough this afternoon. Poor visibility in rain from late morning. For Waitemata Harbour: Monday: Southeast 10 knots, turning easterly 15 knots early this morning. Rising to easterly 30 knots gusting 40 knots by midday, and 35 knots gusting 45 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough this afternoon. Poor visibility in rain from late morning. For Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Easterly 20 knots. Rising to easterly 30 knots gusting 40 knots by midday,and to 40 knots gusting 50 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough this afternoon. Poor visibility in rain from late morning.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Easterly 35 knots but 40 knots about the Outer Gulf, turning early morning northerly 35 knots everywhere. Changing in the evening southwest 25 knots.Rain,with heavy falls. Wednesday: Southwest 25 knots easing to 20 knots late. Showers easing. Thursday: Southwest easing to 15 knots early, and 10 knots late. Cloudy periods.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: West Coast: Southwest 1 metre easing to half a metre today. Rising to 1 metre late Tuesday and 1.5 metres Thursday. East Coast: Outer Gulf - Northeast 1 metre rising to 3 metres late today, then becoming northerly 3 metres during Tuesday, easing to 1 metre Wednesday and half a metre or less Thursday. Elsewhere - Northeast half a metre, rising to 2 metres late today and becoming northerly 2.5 metres early Tuesday. Easing to northerly 1.5 metres late Tuesday, easing to half a metre Wednesday.

High tide at Auckland
8:58pm Mon 14 Oct - Height: 3.1m
9:19am Tue 15 Oct - Height: 3.1m
High tide at Onehunga
11:53am Mon 14 Oct - Height: 4.1m
12:02am Tue 15 Oct - Height: 4.1m

Low tide at Auckland
2:37pm Mon 14 Oct - Height: 0.7m
2:57am Tue 15 Oct - Height: 0.6m
Low tide at Onehunga
5:58pm Mon 14 Oct - Height: 0.7m
6:16am Tue 15 Oct - Height: 0.6m