Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch
12:29 PM May 20, 2013
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A low approaches from the Tasman Sea today, becoming slow moving west of central New Zealand and directing a northeast flow over the country. On Thursday, the low weakens as it moves eastwards across the North Island, bringing a southerly change to the area. A ridge builds behind the low and covers most of New Zealand by Friday.
NIL warning for CONWAY
Monday: Variable 5 knots. Sea smooth. Cloudy. Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing in the evening and rising to 15 knots at night. Smooth sea becoming slight in the evening. Cloudy, poor visibility in rain developing at night.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northeast 15 knots dying out in the morning. Southwest 15 knots developing at night. Rain. Thursday: Southwest rising to 30 knots early, easing 15 knots late. Rain, easing to showers. Friday: Southwest 10 knots dying out, northeast 10 knots developing later. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Southeast half a metre, dying out Friday.
May 20, 2013
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