Valid to Midnight Saturday 18 Aug 2018
Issued at 11:05am Friday 17 Aug 2018

Warning: NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

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

Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Friday: Northwest 20 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots this evening, then changing southerly 15 knots overnight. Moderate sea, easing this evening. Fair visibility in a few showers, easing this afternoon. Saturday: Southerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the morning, then easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Fair visibility in a few morning showers.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Turning northwest 10 knots morning, rising to northerly 15 knots evening. Morning cloud, then fine. Monday: Northerly rising to 25 knots. Rain developing early. Tuesday: Changing southerly 20 knots late. Periods of rain.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time today and early Saturday, rising to 1 metre again Monday, and to 1.5 metres for a time Tuesday.

High tide at Mana / Porirua Harbour
1:42pm Fri 17 Aug - Height: 1.6m
2:00am Sat 18 Aug - Height: 1.5m

Low tide at Mana / Porirua Harbour
7:16pm Fri 17 Aug - Height: 0.7m
7:53am Sat 18 Aug - Height: 0.7m