Christchurch

TODAY

AT 9:00 PM

13 °C

WIND: E, 09 knots

Fine

High: 20

Low: 7

Friday

Partly Cloudy

High: 20

Low: 8

Saturday

Few Showers

High: 13

Low: 5

Today: Fine. Northeasterlies.

Sunrise: 7:14 AM

Sunset: 5:41 PM

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lyttelton

Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch

9:57 AM 27 Apr, 2018

Waimakariri River
Adderly Head
Lyttelton Harbour

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation:

A ridge of high pressure affects most of New Zealand for the next few days,while westerlies affect the lower South Island. The ridge moves to the east early Friday with a northeast flow developing over the country. A complex low approaches from the Tasman Sea late Friday, affecting the country during the weekend.

Warnings:

NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast:

Thursday: Easterly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this morning. Becoming easterly 10 knots again this afternoon, and rising to 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine weather.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Tending northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Becoming cloudy, few spots rain evening. Saturday: Early change to southwest 15 knots. Rain, possibly heavy. Sunday: Tending easterly 10 knots. Rain easing.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Southeast half a metre rising to 1 metre for a time today. Northeast half a metre developing this evening, rising 1 metre Friday and to 2 metres Saturday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata

9:30 AM 27 Apr, 2018

Timaru
Akaroa Head
Rangitata
Moeraki

Forecast:

Northerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Northeast 15 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell offshore, 3 metres easing. Northeast swell rising to 1 metre offshore.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Friday evening southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing late Saturday southerly 15 knots, becoming early Sunday variable 10 knots.

Marine coastal Forecasts - chatham-islands

9:56 AM 27 Apr, 2018

Kaikoura
Chatham Islands

Forecast:

Southwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Fair visibility in a few showers, easing this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Friday evening northerly 15 knots, rising early Saturday 20 knots, tending Sunday easterly 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday. Moderate northerly swell developing Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - conway

9:56 AM 27 Apr, 2018

Westport
Farewell Spit
Kahurangi Point
Stephens Is.
Abel
Kapiti Is.
Cook
Cape Palliser
Grey
Cape Campbell
Jackson Head
Conway

Forecast:

Northeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots for a time this morning and afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell offshore, 3 metres easing. Northeast swell rising to 1 metre.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Tending Friday afternoon northwest 20 knots, changing overnight Friday southwest 20 knots, turning early Sunday southeast 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Friday. Moderate northeast swell developing Saturday.

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lyttelton