Valid to Midnight Friday 21 Jun 2019
Issued at 5:48pm Thursday 20 Jun 2019

Warning: NIL warning for COOK GALE warning for STEPHENS

Situation: High pressure over New Zealand moves away today, as a complex low pressure system approaches from the Tasman Sea. The low and associated fronts become slow-moving on Friday, then become confined to the North Island over the weekend,while high pressure builds further south. The high spreads over the remainder of New Zealand on Monday.

Forecast: Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Becoming cloudy this evening, with poor visibility in rain overnight. Friday: Northeast rising to 20 knots in the morning, changing northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate in the morning, easing in the afternoon. Fair visibility in scattered rain clearing in the morning, then fine.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Tending westerly 10 knots in the morning, easing to variable 5 knots later. Fine, but chance late shower. Sunday: Becoming southerly 15 knots. Mostly cloudy, few spots of rain developing. Monday: Southerly 15 knots. Fine or becoming fine.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre for a time Friday and early Saturday. Southerly 1 metre developing Monday.

High tide at Waikanae River Entrance
11:55pm Thu 20 Jun - Height: 1.7m
12:19pm Fri 21 Jun - Height: 1.5m

Low tide at Waikanae River Entrance
6:11am Fri 21 Jun - Height: 0.2m
6:23pm Fri 21 Jun - Height: 0.2m