Valid to Midnight Friday 15 Dec 2017
Issued at 5:30pm Thursday 14 Dec 2017

Warning: NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Situation: A ridge develops over the area today through the weekend, followed by a front crossing late Sunday through Monday.

Forecast: Thursday: Southerly 10 knots, becoming northeast 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Friday: Northerly rising to 15 knots in the morning and to 20 knots around the middle of the day, then easing to northerly 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time in the afternoon and early evening. Fine, with cloud increasing evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly easing to 10 knots in the morning, then turning westerly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon.Mainly fine. Sunday: Northerly rising to 15 knots early morning. Mainly fine. Monday: Changing southerly 30 knots early, easing to southeast 15 knots late.A few showers, turning to rain for a time.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest half a metre or less dying out Friday.

High tide at Mana
8:39pm Thu 14 Dec - Height: 1.4m
9:02am Fri 15 Dec - Height: 1.4m

Low tide at Mana
2:50am Fri 15 Dec - Height: 0.8m
3:23pm Fri 15 Dec - Height: 0.8m