Valid to Midnight Tuesday 26 Jun 2018
Issued at 5:14pm Monday 25 Jun 2018

Warning: GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Situation: A cold front moves off the North Island to the east today and a disturbed southwest flow covers the country. The southwesterlies ease on Thursday, and a ridge of high pressure moves onto the country on Friday.

Forecast: Strong Wind Advisory. Monday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Sea rough. Fine. Tuesday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, turning northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning, then changing southwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots mid-morning. Easing to southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon, and to 20 knots gusting 30 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing in the evening. Poor visibility in morning showers, then fine.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easing to southwest 10 knots morning, and to variable 5 knots evening. Mainly fine. Thursday: Variable 10 knots. Mainly fine. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Fine spells.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northwest 1 metre rising to 1.5 metres for a time Tuesday,then easing to half a metre Wednesday. Southwest half a metre developing for a time late Tuesday and early Wednesday.

High tide at Mana / Porirua Harbour
8:19pm Mon 25 Jun - Height: 1.5m
8:39am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 1.5m

Low tide at Mana / Porirua Harbour
2:28am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 0.7m
2:51pm Tue 26 Jun - Height: 0.7m