Coastal Weather

Issued at 16:04 on Thursday 17 January 2019. Valid for Thursday.

Valid from 16:04 on Thursday 17 January 2019 until 00:12 on Saturday 19 January 2019.

Abel

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 20 knots developing for a time this evening through overnight. Northwest 20 knots, but northeast 15 knots south of Separation Point, developing for a time Friday afternoon and early evening. Sea becoming moderate at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday afternoon northwest 20 knots but 30 knots in the north. Changing everywhere early Sunday southwest 15 knots. Becoming late Sunday northwest 20 knots but 30 knots in the north. Sea rough at times in the north.

Brett

Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 15 knots easing late Sunday variable 10 knots. Developing Monday southwest 15 knots.

Castlepoint

North of Cape Palliser: Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing for a time this evening. In the south: Northerly 15 knots, changing southerly 15 knots Friday morning, then easing to variable 10 knots Friday afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing again Friday evening. Southwest swell 1 metre offshore, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning northerly 20 knots but 40 knots in the south, rising in the north later Saturday northwest 40 knots. Changing everywhere Sunday morning southwest 20 knots, turning late Sunday northwest 25 knots and rising early Monday 35 knots. Easing late Monday northwest 25 knots but changing southerly 15 knots in the south. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Chalmers

Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Northeast 20 knots developing from late Friday afternoon.Sea becoming moderate.Southwest swell 2 metres offshore,easing. Fair visibility in scattered rain this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, rising Saturday morning northerly 25 knots, turning late Saturday southwest 40 knots. Easing late Sunday southwest 25 knots, rising for a time Monday 35 knots.Sea very rough at times. Moderate southwest swell offshore becoming heavy Sunday.

Chatham Islands

Easterly 10 knots, turning southerly 15 knots overnight tonight. Easing to variable 10 knots Friday evening. Sea slight. Northerly swell 2 metres, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in patchy drizzle until Friday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday afternoon northerly 15 knots, rising late Saturday 25 knots. Changing Sunday morning westerly 30 knots, easing late Sunday northwest 20 knots, rising late Monday westerly 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell becoming heavy Sunday. Moderate northerly swell developing Sunday, easing Monday.

Colville

Southwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, turning Saturday evening northwest 15 knots, rising early Sunday 25 knots with rough sea, turning late Sunday southwest 20 knots.

Conway

Northeast 15 knots. Easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Southwest 15 knots developing for a time Friday morning. Northeast 15 knots developing again Friday evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre offshore, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, rising Saturday afternoon northerly 30 knots, changing overnight Saturday southwest 25 knots. Becoming Sunday afternoon northeast 15 knots, turning late Sunday northwest 25 knots, easing Monday variable 10 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Cook

Northerly 20 knots. Changing southerly 15 knots by midday Friday, easing to variable 10 knots Friday afternoon.Northerly 15 knots developing Friday evening. Moderate sea, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising early Saturday 25 knots and late Saturday 40 knots with very rough sea. Northwest easing early Sunday 15 knots, rising late Sunday 30 knots. Changing late Monday southerly 15 knots. Southerly swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Foveaux

Variable 10 knots. Northeast 20 knots developing from late Friday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Poor visibility in rain developing Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning northwest 20 knots. Rising later Saturday westerly 40 knots, but 50 knots offshore until Sunday morning, easing late Monday 25 knots. Sea becoming high offshore for a time. Moderate southwest swell, becoming heavy Saturday.

Grey

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing for a time Friday afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing south of Abut Head Friday evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres,easing.Fair visibility in occasional rain spreading north this evening,clearing by Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early morning Saturday northwest 20 knots, rising Saturday afternoon 30 knots then turning late Saturday southwest 30 knots. Southwest easing early Sunday 20 knots, rising late Sunday northwest 30 knots. Changing early Monday southwest 30 knots, easing late Monday 20 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming moderate Saturday. Moderate northwest swell developing Saturday, easing Sunday.

Kaipara

Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Northeast swell in the north, 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots turning Saturday evening northwest 15 knots, changing late Sunday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell developing Sunday.

Milford

Northwest 15 knots but northeast 25 knots inshore. Gradually changing southwest 15 knots everywhere this evening, easing to variable 10 knots Friday morning. Northeast 25 knots developing by Friday evening. Rough sea at times. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Poor visibility in occasional rain, easing this evening, redeveloping from late Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 30 knots, turning Saturday morning northwest 35 knots, changing late Saturday southwest 35 knots. Easing early Sunday westerly 25 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell, becoming heavy Saturday, easing late Monday. Moderate northwest swell developing Saturday, easing Sunday.

Plenty

Northwest 15 knots, turning southwest 15 knots this evening.Turning northwest 15 knots again for a time Friday afternoon.Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 15 knots, rising Saturday afternoon northwest 25 knots, turning Sunday southwest 25 knots. Sea becoming rough.

Portland

Southwest 20 knots, gradually easing to variable 10 knots by overnight tonight. Northeast 15 knots, but northwest 15 knots north of East Cape, developing for a time Friday afternoon. Northeast swell 2 metres, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre offshore, easing. Fair visibility in scattered showers east of the Mahia Peninsula, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday afternoon northerly 20 knots but northwest 30 knots about East Cape. Changing Sunday morning southerly 20 knots but westerly 20 knots about East Cape, becoming late Sunday variable 10 knots in the south. Developing Monday westerly 25 knots in the south. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell developing Sunday.

Puysegur

North of West Cape: Southerly 15 knots,easing to variable 10 knots Friday morning.Northerly 15 knots developing Friday afternoon,rising to northeast 35 knots Friday evening. In the south: Variable 10 knots. Northwest 20 knots developing Friday afternoon.Rising to northerly 40 knots, but northeast 20 knots east of West Cape, Friday evening.Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres,easing.Poor visibility in rain developing from late Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early morning Saturday northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the south. Rising late Saturday everywhere westerly 40 knots, easing late Monday 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Moderate southwest swell, becoming heavy Saturday. Northwest swell becoming moderate Saturday, easing Sunday.

Raglan

Southwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, turning Saturday afternoon northwest 15 knots, rising overnight Saturday 25 knots, changing Sunday southwest 20 knots. Southwest rising late Monday 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell developing Sunday.

Rangitata

Variable 10 knots. Southerly 15 knots developing for a time this evening and overnight. Northeast 15 knots developing from late Friday afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre offshore, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre offshore. Fair visibility in scattered rain south of Timaru this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 20 knots, turning Saturday evening northwest 25 knots, changing early Sunday southwest 20 knots. Becoming late Sunday northwest 20 knots and early Monday variable 10 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Stephens

Southwest 25 knots, but northwest 15 knots east of Cape Farewell to Hawera. Gradually changing southwest 15 knots but southerly 10 knots in the east by midday Friday. Becoming westerly 15 knots but 25 knots about Cape Farewell by late Friday afternoon. Rough sea at times. Southwest swell in the west, 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising everywhere Saturday morning northwest 30 knots, turning in the west early Sunday southwest 30 knots. Sea becoming rough everywhere. Moderate southwest swell in the west,developing Saturday. Moderate northwest swell developing for a time Sunday.

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