Coastal Weather

Issued at 04:04 on Wednesday 15 August 2018. Valid for Wednesday.

Valid from 04:04 on Wednesday 15 August 2018 until 00:12 on Thursday 16 August 2018.

Abel

Southwest rising to 15 knots this morning, then easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Fair visibility in patchy rain, clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Thursday morning northwest 20 knots, easing late Friday variable 10 knots. Becoming for a time Saturday southeast 20 knots.

Brett

Westerly 25 knots. Sea rough. Northwest swell offshore, 2 metres easing. Easterly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers early this morning,with thunderstorms possible.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest easing Thursday morning 15 knots, turning Thursday evening northwest 20 knots and late Friday southwest 15 knots.

Castlepoint

Southerly 15 knots, rising to southwest 25 knots this morning,then easing to southwest 15 knots but variable 10 knots south of Cape Palliser this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell 2 metres easing. Southeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in rain, easing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Thursday morning northwest 15 knots everywhere, rising Thursday afternoon 25 knots but 35 knots in the south with very rough sea, then becoming early Friday northwest 20 knots everywhere. Changing overnight Friday southwest 25 knots, easing Saturday 15 knots.

Chalmers

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing for a time this morning. Northeast 15 knots developing late this afternoon, and rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 20 knots, easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots. Developing early Friday southwest 15 knots then changing Saturday northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Friday. Moderate northeast swell easing Thursday.

Chatham Islands

Northeast 20 knots, turning southeast 15 knots this afternoon. Moderate sea,easing. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in patchy rain developing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday evening northerly 15 knots. Changing Saturday southwest 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Friday.

Colville

Northwest 25 knots, becoming southwest 35 knots this morning, then easing to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northwest swell offshore, 2 metres easing. Easterly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers,easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest easing to 15 knots Thursday morning, turning Thursday evening northwest 20 knots and late Friday southwest 15 knots. Rough sea easing.

Conway

Southwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this morning, easing to back to 15 knots late this afternoon. Becoming northeast 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell offshore,2 metres easing. Southeast swell,1 metre. Poor visibility in drizzle or rain,clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday afternoon northwest 20 knots.Changing early Friday southwest 15 knots, rising for a time Saturday 25 knots with rough sea.

Cook

Southwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots for a time this morning.Easing to 15 knots early this evening, then turning northerly 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southerly swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Fair visibility in rain at times,easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising Thursday morning 20 knots and Thursday afternoon 35 knots with very rough sea, then easing early Friday northwest 20 knots. Changing overnight Friday southerly 20 knots, easing Saturday variable 10 knots. Southerly swell becoming moderate for a time Saturday.

Foveaux

Westerly 20 knots, becoming northerly 15 knots this afternoon, and rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northeast swell offshore,2 metres. Fair visibility in showers,clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Thursday morning northwest 20 knots, easing Thursday evening variable 10 knots. Becoming early Friday southwest 15 knots, turning Saturday northwest 20 knots. Westerly swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Friday. Moderate northeast swell easing Thursday.

Grey

Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots this afternoon. Becoming northerly 10 knots south of Abut Head this evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday morning northeast 20 knots everywhere, turning Thursday evening northwest 20 knots and early Friday southwest 15 knots. Westerly swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Friday.

Kaipara

Southwest 30 knots, easing to 20 knots this evening. Rough sea,easing. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers early this morning, with thunderstorms possible.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Thursday morning northwest 20 knots and late Friday southwest 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Friday and early Saturday. Northwest swell becoming moderate Thursday, dying out Friday.

Milford

Southwest 20 knots, changing northerly 15 knots late this morning,and rising to 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 3 metres. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers from late evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots with rough sea,gradually easing Thursday evening variable 10 knots. Becoming early Friday southwest 20 knots then changing Saturday northerly 15 knots.Westerly swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Saturday.

Plenty

Westerly 35 knots, easing to southwest 25 knots this morning. Very rough sea easing. Northwest swell offshore,2 metres easing. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers,easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, turning Thursday afternoon northwest 20 knots and late Friday southwest 15 knots.

Portland

Northwest 20 knots but 35 knots north of East Cape, gradually becoming southwest 25 knots everywhere this morning.Very rough sea in the north, easing. Southeast swell 1 metre.Northeast swell 2 metres, easing. Poor visibility in showers, easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots. Turning Thursday evening northwest 15 knots, rising early Friday northwest 25 knots. Changing Saturday southwest 20 knots everywhere. Sea rough at times.

Puysegur

Southwest 25 knots, turning northwest 30 knots this morning, and rising to 40 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough. Northwest swell rising to 4 metres. Southwest swell 3 metres. Fair visibility in showers from late evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 40 knots with very rough sea, easing Thursday morning 30 knots and Thursday evening variable 10 knots. Becoming Friday morning southwest 20 knots, then changing Saturday northwest 25 knots. Heavy westerly swell easing Saturday.

Raglan

Southwest 30 knots, easing to 20 knots this evening. Rough sea,easing. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers,easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Thursday morning northwest 20 knots and overnight Friday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Northwest swell becoming moderate Thursday,dying out Friday.

Rangitata

Southwest 15 knots, turning northeast 15 knots this afternoon.Sea slight. Northeast swell offshore, 1 metre. Southeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in drizzle or rain,clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday evening northwest 20 knots easing early Friday variable 10 knots. Developing later Friday southwest 20 knots, easing Saturday variable 10 knots.

Stephens

West of Cape Egmont to Farewell Spit:Southwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots this morning. Elsewhere:Southwest 20 knots, turning northwest 15 knots late this evening.Very rough sea in the west, easing. Southwest swell in the west, 4 metres easing. Westerly swell in the east, 2 metres. Fair visibility in rain,easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday morning northwest 20 knots everywhere, rising for a time Thursday evening and Friday morning northwest 30 knots with rough sea. Changing Saturday southeast 20 knots. Moderate westerly swell.

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