Christchurch Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch

11:02 AM April 20, 2014
Area Description: Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Situation: A deep low weakens and moves slowly eastward over the far south today, while a broad trough moves over from the west, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads across from the west, then drifts slowly northwards Wednesday, directing a northerly flow over the region.
Warnings: NIL warning for CONWAY
Forecast: Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing this afternoon, turning southwest tonight. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Monday: Southwest 15 knots, becoming variable 5 knots in the morning. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time in the afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Becoming northeast 10 knots in the morning. Patchy rain or drizzle. Wednesday: Northeast rising to 15 knots early, dying out in the evening. Early drizzle, late rain. Thursday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Periods of rain.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northeast 2.5 metres, easing to 2 metres today, easing to 1 metre Monday.

Moon Phases

  1. Apr 15
    Full Moon
  2. Apr 22
    Last Quarter
  3. Apr 29
    New Moon
  4. May 07
    First Quarter


April 20, 2014

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