Coastal Weather

Issued at 22:10 on Tuesday 19 June 2018. Valid for Tuesday.

Valid from 22:10 on Tuesday 19 June 2018 until 00:12 on Thursday 21 June 2018.

Abel

North of Separation Point: Southeast 25 knots. Elsewhere: Variable 10 knots. Southeast 15 knots developing for a time this afternoon. Rough sea in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday evening variable 10 knots but southeast 15 knots in north, and Friday variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Saturday westerly 15 knots in the north.

Brett

Easterly 15 knots, gradually becoming westerly 15 knots but southeast 35 knots south of Whangaroa Harbour this morning. Sea becoming very rough in the south. Southeast swell 3 metres developing. Northwest swell 1 metre at times. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Friday morning southeast 25 knots and later Friday southerly 15 knots. Very rough sea easing. Southeast swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Friday.

Castlepoint

Southerly 20 knots, turning easterly 15 knots this afternoon.Moderate sea, easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Easterly swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in a few morning showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday westerly 15 knots. Moderate southerly swell.

Chalmers

Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Thursday evening westerly 15 knots, turning Saturday northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Friday.

Chatham Islands

Southerly 35 knots, easing to 25 knots this morning and to southwest 15 knots this afternoon. Very rough sea, easing. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Colville

Southeast 15 knots, rising to 40 knots this morning. Sea becoming very rough. Southeast swell 3 metres developing. Northwest swell 1 metre at times. Poor visibility in periods of rain,with possible thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday night southeast 25 knots, and later Friday southerly 15 knots. Very rough sea easing. Southeast swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Friday.

Conway

Southwest 20 knots but southerly 30 knots north of Kaikoura, easing to southeast 15 knots but 20 knots in the north this morning, and gradually to variable 10 knots everywhere this evening. Rough sea in the north, easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in a few morning showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday northerly 15 knots. Moderate southerly swell easing Friday.

Cook

Southerly 35 knots, easing to southeast 25 knots this afternoon and to 15 knots south of Cape Terawhiti this evening. Very rough sea, easing. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Fair visibility in a few morning showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning southeast 15 knots everywhere, and Friday variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday northerly 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southerly swell easing Friday.

Foveaux

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday evening westerly 15 knots, rising Friday morning northwest 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell.

Grey

Variable 10 knots, but southeast 20 knots at times between Hokitika and Cape Foulwind. Sea moderate at times in the north. Southwest swell 2 metres offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Friday morning southwest 15 knots, turning Saturday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday.

Kaipara

Easterly 15 knots but variable 10 knots north of Tauroa Point. Rising to southeast 35 knots in the south late morning, then easing to 25 knots in the south this evening. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres,easing. Poor visibility in periods of rain, mainly in the south.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Friday morning southeast 20 knots and later Friday variable 10 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday. Moderate southeast swell north of Cape Reinga, easing Saturday.

Milford

Variable 10 knots but southeast 20 knots offshore, easing to variable 10 knots everywhere this afternoon. Moderate sea offshore, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Thursday evening southwest 15 knots, turning late Friday northwest 15 knots, rising Saturday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell.

Plenty

Southeast 20 knots, rising to 35 knots offshore this morning. Sea becoming very rough offshore. Southeast swell 3 metres developing offshore. Northwest swell 1 metre at times.Poor visibility in occasional showers, mainly offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising early Thursday morning southeast 40 knots offshore with very rough sea, easing Thursday evening southeast 20 knots everywhere, and Friday evening variable 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell offshore, easing Saturday.

Portland

North of East Cape: Southeast rising to 30 knots this morning. Elsewhere: Southerly 15 knots, gradually rising to southeast 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough at times. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Easterly swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday morning southerly 15 knots everywhere. Becoming Saturday northwest 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southerly swell.

Puysegur

Southeast 15 knots but southerly 25 knots west of West Cape. Rough sea in the west. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday afternoon southwest 15 knots everywhere. Becoming Friday morning northwest 25 knots, rising late Saturday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell developing Saturday.

Raglan

Southeast 25 knots but easterly 15 knots north of Tirua Point. Becoming southeast 25 knots everywhere early morning. Rough sea at times.Northwest swell 2 metres, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning southeast 15 knots. Turning late Friday southwest 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday.

Rangitata

Southerly 15 knots, becoming variable 10 knots this morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in a few morning showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Friday.

Stephens

Southeast 35 knots, easing to 25 knots by this evening. Very rough sea, easing. Southeast swell west of Farewell Spit to Hawera, 3 metres. Southwest swell in the west, 1 metre. Northwest swell 1 metre, dying out.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday evening southeast 15 knots. Becoming Friday variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots in west, and Saturday westerly 15 knots in the east. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell in west easing Thursday. Moderate southeast swell, dying out Thursday.

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