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Valid to Midnight Saturday 18 Aug 2018
Issued at 10:56am Friday 17 Aug 2018

Warning: NIL warning for BRETT

Situation: A series of weak fronts continue to move across the area today, followed by a ridge this weekend. A series of active fronts move across the area from the Tasman on Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Friday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere this afternoon. Rough sea, easing this afternoon. Poor visibility in showers, with possible thunderstorms, clearing this afternoon. Saturday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Morning cloudy periods, then fine.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing late. Fine. Monday: Turning northwest 15 knots early, rising to 20 knots for a time. Morning rain and afternoon showers. Tuesday: Northwest rising to 20 knots. Showers, possibly thundery.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Southeast half a metre or less. Northerly 1 metre developing today, easing to half a metre Saturday, then rising again to 1 metre Monday.

High tide at Opua
12:28am Sat 18 Aug - Height: 2.5m
1:00pm Sat 18 Aug - Height: 2.4m

Low tide at Opua
6:10pm Fri 17 Aug - Height: 0.6m
6:42am Sat 18 Aug - Height: 0.6m