Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch
6:05 AM September 18, 2014
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Northerlies develop and strengthen today and Friday as a low moves across the lower South Island. A trough is expected to move across the area on Saturday, followed by strong southwesterlies.
GALE warning for CONWAY
Thursday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 20 knots this morning and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time this afternoon. Mainly fine, possible light afternoon rain .
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 20 knots. High cloud. Saturday: Changing southwest 25 knots early. Showers developing. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots, easing gradually. Showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Southeast 1 metre, turning northeast today, then easing to half a metre Friday and dying out Saturday. Southeast 1 metre developing Sunday.
September 18, 2014
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