A fine day with light breezes

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Today's weather forecast is for a fine day with light winds and sea breezes.

It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 22 and an overnight low of 15 degrees. Humidity is 84 per cent.

High tide is at 11am and low tide is at 5.10pm. Sea temperature is 17 degrees. There's an average sea swell of about 0.3m and sunset tonight is at 8.08pm.

If you're going fishing today the best fish bite time is between 3.30 and 5.30pm.

This day in NZ history in 1947 the civic funeral for 41 Ballantyne's fire victims in Christchurch was held. In 1986 Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass in a windy Wellington.

In world history on this day in 1921 President Warren G. Harding signed the anti-beer bill. It forbade doctors to prescribe beer or liquor for medicinal purposes.

In 1942 the film Casablanca premiered in New York City. in 1990 the first all-woman expedition to the South Pole set off from Antarctica on the first part of a 70-day trip; the group included 12 Russians, three Americans and one Japanese.

On this day in 1992 the first Smartphone, IBM's Simon, was introduced at COMDEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Today is the birthday of poet and writer Gloria Whelan. She was born in 1923 and said "What doesn't die is the love we give to others. There is no end to that.”

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