Valid to Midnight Friday 20 Apr 2018
Issued at 10:37pm Thursday 19 Apr 2018

Warning: GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS

Situation: A strong northwest flow persists over the area until a front crosses the country late Saturday through Sunday.

Forecast: Strong Wind Advisory. Friday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea rough. Fine, but chance of an evening shower.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest 30 knots. Partly cloudy, chance shower. Sunday: Changing southerly 15 early, then becoming variable 5 knots. Chance shower with the southerly change. Monday: Northerly 15 knots developing. Cloudy periods.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest 1 metre but 1.5 metres north of Otaki, rising to 1.5 metres but 2 metres in the north today, and easing to half a metre everywhere Sunday. Southwest half a metre developing Sunday.

High tide at Waikanae River Entrance
12:42pm Fri 20 Apr - Height: 1.7m
1:10am Sat 21 Apr - Height: 1.7m

Low tide at Waikanae River Entrance
6:33am Fri 20 Apr - Height: 0.1m
6:56pm Fri 20 Apr - Height: 0.1m