Weather and tides

Weather forecast information

General weather forecasts are broadcast by Northland radio stations. Specialist marine weather information is available from maritime radio stations.

Remember that forecasts are only the best prediction available at any given time.

Recreational boating forecast 

MetService

Get your local marine weather forecast online from: www.metservice.co.nz

A free MetService marine forecast app is also available to download from www.metservice.com/national

Maritime radio

Weather forecasts and safety information are broadcast for all areas of Northland daily.

VHF channels 67, 68, 71

Forecast times: 0533, 0733, 1033, 1333, 1733, 2133 hrs

Coastguard nowcasting

Local area forecasts and current wind conditions are also broadcast continuously by Coastguard

VHF channels 19, 20,79

Northport website

Real-time weather and wave data collected through Northport’s telemetry system includes wind speed and direction, water and air temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, tidal levels, rainfall, wave height, wave period and wave direction.

Visit Northport's website: www.northport.co.nz  

 

Tide times

Tide tables booklet

We produce a handy Tide Table booklet that provides an annual calendar of high/low tide times in Northland.

To get your copy:

Online tide times

You can visit the Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) website to find out high and low tide times:

Find out more: https://www.linz.govt.nz/sea/tides/tide-predictions