Valid to Midnight Monday 14 Oct 2019
Issued at 4:48am Monday 14 Oct 2019

Warning: NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

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: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Sea smooth. Fine weather.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southeast 15 knots developing in the morning, turning southerly in the afternoon.Cloudy, scattered rain from afternoon. Wednesday: Southerly 10 knots rising to southwest 15 knots in the morning, dying out in the evening. Occasional rain. Thursday: Westerly 10 knots developing in the morning, turning northwest 10 knots later. Cloudy periods, occasional drizzle.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre for a time Thursday.

High tide at Waikanae River Entrance
10:58am Mon 14 Oct - Height: 1.7m
11:06pm Mon 14 Oct - Height: 1.7m

Low tide at Waikanae River Entrance
5:01pm Mon 14 Oct - Height: 0.0m
5:18am Tue 15 Oct - Height: 0.0m