Today: Fine. Northeasterlies.
Sunrise: 7:14 AM
Sunset: 5:41 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch
9:57 AM 27 Apr, 2018
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
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.
NIL warning for CONWAY
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 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 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.
Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata
9:30 AM 27 Apr, 2018
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 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
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 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
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 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.