Valid to Midnight Thursday 29 Jun 2017
Issued at 5:26pm Wednesday 28 Jun 2017

Warning: NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Situation: A weak ridge lies over the country, while a weakening trough lies to the west. A low approaches New Zealand from the Tasman Sea late on Thursday, affecting the country from Friday.

Forecast: Wednesday: Southeast 10 knots. Sea slight. Mostly cloudy,the chance of a light shower. Thursday: Southeast 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Northerly 10 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. A few cloudy periods.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 10 knots. Becoming cloudy. Saturday: Northeast rising to 20 knots. Rain developing. Sunday: Northeast easing to 10 knots. Rain, easing.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1.5 metres Saturday, then easing to 1 metre Sunday.

High tide at Mana
1:08am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 1.6m
1:33pm Thu 29 Jun - Height: 1.5m

Low tide at Mana
7:07am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.6m
7:16pm Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.7m