Christchurch Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch

5:27 PM September 18, 2014
Area Description: Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Situation: A northerly flow affects the area ahead of a complex low and associated fronts, which are expected to cross the country on Friday. A complex trough is expected to move across the region late Saturday, followed by strong southwesterlies.
Warnings: GALE warning for CONWAY
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Thursday: Northeast 20 knots. Sea moderate. Mainly fine, high cloud. Friday: Tending northerly 20 knots early morning, becoming northwest 20 knots gusting 35 knots about midday. Easing to northerly 15 knots in the evening. Moderate sea easing in the evening. Mainly fine,high cloud.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, changing southwest 20 knots. Showers developing. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots, gradually dying out. Showers. Monday: Southwest 30 knots developing early. A few showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Southeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre today, then rising to 1 metre Sunday and to 1.5 metres Monday. Northeast half a metre developing today, rising to 1 metre Friday and dying out Saturday.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 24
    New Moon
  3. Oct 02
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 08
    Full Moon


September 18, 2014


September 18, 2014

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