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Valid to Midnight Tuesday 26 Jun 2018
Issued at 5:10pm Monday 25 Jun 2018

Warning: NIL warning for BRETT

Situation: A cold front moves off the North Island to the east today and a disturbed southwest flow covers the country. The southwesterlies ease on Thursday, and a ridge of high pressure moves onto the country on Friday.

Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Monday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots south of Cape Brett this evening. Moderate sea, easing south of Cape Brett this evening.Poor visibility in a few showers this evening. Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots but 15 knots south of Cape Brett, rising to westerly 30 knots gusting 40 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the south early afternoon, and becoming southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere early evening. Sea becoming rough early afternoon. Poor visibility in showers and possible thunderstorms in the afternoon and early evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easing to southwest 10 knots in the morning. Partly cloudy, odd shower. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots. Partly cloudy, odd shower. Friday: Southwest 10 knots, dying out evening. Partly cloudy, chance shower.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Easterly half a metre or less. Northerly 1 metre, dying out Tuesday.

High tide at Opua
5:49pm Mon 25 Jun - Height: 2.3m
5:59am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 2.3m

Low tide at Opua
11:52pm Mon 25 Jun - Height: 0.8m
12:16pm Tue 26 Jun - Height: 0.7m