Weather Warnings


Valid to Midnight Friday 22 Feb 2019
Issued at 5:48pm Thursday 21 Feb 2019

Warning: NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Situation: A series of weak troughs affect the country over the next few days, along with a front moving north over the South Island on Friday and North Island on Saturday.A significant low deepens east of the country on Sunday, then moves away to the east as a ridge gradually builds over New Zealand.

Forecast: Thursday: North of Otaki - Northeast 10 knots, turning northwest 10 knots for a time this afternoon. In the south - Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Mostly fine, but isolated showers developing this evening. Friday: North of Otaki - Northwest rising to 15 knots in the morning. In the south - Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Fair visibility in showers, some possible heavy.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Changing southerly 15 knots in the morning, becoming northwest 10 knots evening. Fine spells and a few showers. Sunday: Southerly 15 knots developing morning, rising to 20 knots later. Early rain, possibly heavy, then isolated showers. Monday: Southerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots later. Cloudy periods and isolated showers.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre Saturday. Southwest half a metre developing Sunday.

High tide at Waikanae River Entrance
12:26am Fri 22 Feb - Height: 1.9m
12:47pm Fri 22 Feb - Height: 2.0m

Low tide at Waikanae River Entrance
6:32am Fri 22 Feb - Height: 0.0m
7:00pm Fri 22 Feb - Height: 0.0m