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Auckland

Valid to Midnight Friday 18 Aug 2017
Issued at 11:09am Thursday 17 Aug 2017

Warning: Strong wind advisory in force for the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville

Situation: An active front moves across the area from the west later today. A complex trough moves onto the country during Saturday, affecting the upper North Island through to Monday.

Forecast: For the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours: Thursday: Northwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots during this afternoon and to variable 5 knots this evening. Moderate sea easing during this afternoon. A few showers, turning to rain with poor visibility this afternoon, then clearing late evening. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing late morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon, then turning northwest 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in rain developing around the middle of the day, easing late evening. For the Hauraki Gulf: Thursday: Northwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this afternoon and to 10 knots this evening. Moderate sea easing this afternoon. A few showers, turning to rain with poor visibility this afternoon, then clearing overnight. Friday: Easing to variable 5 knots early morning. Northeast 10 knots developing late morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon, then turning northwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Poor visibility in rain developing around the middle of the day, easing late evening. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Thursday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots this afternoon and to 15 knots late evening. Rough sea easing this afternoon. A few showers, turning to rain with poor visibility this afternoon, then clearing overnight. Friday: Easing to variable 5 knots early morning. Northerly 10 knots developing late morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon and to northwest 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Poor visibility in rain developing around the middle of the day, easing late evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest rising to 15 knots but 25 knots about the outer Gulf in the morning. Showers. Sunday: Northwest easing to 10 knots but 15 knots about the outer Gulf, then dying out later. Cloudy periods, odd shower. Monday: Westerly 10 knots developing for a time. Few showers.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre rising to 1 metre today, and to northerly 1.5 metres Saturday, then easing to 1 metre Sunday. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre rising to 1.5 metres Friday, to 2 metres Saturday and to 3 metres Sunday, then easing to 2.5 metres again Monday. Northwest 2 metres easing to 1 metre Sunday, dying out Monday.

High tide at Auckland
2:57pm Thu 17 Aug - Height: 3.0m
3:24am Fri 18 Aug - Height: 3.1m
High tide at Onehunga
6:23pm Thu 17 Aug - Height: 3.7m
6:53am Fri 18 Aug - Height: 3.7m

Low tide at Auckland
9:03pm Thu 17 Aug - Height: 0.8m
9:32am Fri 18 Aug - Height: 0.6m
Low tide at Onehunga
12:03pm Thu 17 Aug - Height: 1.1m
12:44am Fri 18 Aug - Height: 1.1m