Valid to Midnight Saturday 24 Feb 2018
Issued at 10:57am Friday 23 Feb 2018

Warning: NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Situation: A southwest flow covers the country today. The flow turns northwest over the area on Saturday as a front approaches from the Tasman Sea. The front crosses over the area on Monday,followed by a ridge of high pressure.

Forecast: Friday: Northerly 10 knots rising to 15 knots for a time this afternoon, then easing to northeast 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine weather. Saturday: Northeast 10 knots rising to 15 knots in the morning. Becoming northerly 15 knots in the afternoon, then rising to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Fine weather.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Rising to northwest 30 knots in the afternoon. Cloud increasing, late showers possible. Monday: Changing southerly 25 knots during the morning, easing to 20 knots later. Rain easing to a few showers. Tuesday: Easing to southeast 10 knots. A few showers, clearing.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest half a metre or less rising to 1.5 metres Sunday, then easing to half a metre or less Monday. Southwest half a metre developing Monday, easing Tuesday.

High tide at Mana
3:44pm Fri 23 Feb - Height: 1.5m
3:52am Sat 24 Feb - Height: 1.4m

Low tide at Mana
9:19pm Fri 23 Feb - Height: 0.7m
9:56am Sat 24 Feb - Height: 0.8m