Christchurch

TODAY

CURRENTLY

6 °C

Few Showers

High: 18

Low: 8

WIND: NE, 06 knots

Wednesday

Few Showers

High: 12

Low: 4

WIND: NE, 05 knots

Thursday

Fine

High: 20

Low: 9

WIND: NE, 03 knots

Today: Fine, however, a few showers developing this evening. Fresh southwesterlies.

Wind: NE at 06 knots

Sunrise: 6:35 AM

Sunset: 7:57 PM

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lyttelton

Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch

11:45 AM 18 Oct, 2017

Waimakariri River
Adderly Head
Lyttelton Harbour

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation:

A disturbed southwest flow spreads a couple of weak fronts over New Zealand,followed by a ridge of high pressure from Wednesday. Another front moves onto the bottom of the South Island late Friday.

Warnings:

GALE warning for CONWAY

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots, changing southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots early afternoon, then easing to 15 knots late afternoon and to 10 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the afternoon. Cloudy periods, with fair visibility in a few afternoon showers.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, dying out in the evening. Few morning showers, then fine. Thursday: Easterly 10 knots developing in the morning. Fine. Friday: Becoming northeast 15 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Morning cloud then fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Easterly half a metre or less.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata

11:55 AM 18 Oct, 2017

Timaru
Akaroa Head
Rangitata
Moeraki

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 15 knots changing southwest 35 knots early this afternoon, then quickly easing to 25 knots late this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell 3 metres offshore. Fair visibility in a few showers this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing Wednesday afternoon variable 10 knots.Developing Friday northeast 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Thursday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - chatham-islands

11:37 AM 18 Oct, 2017

Kaikoura
Chatham Islands

Forecast:

Southwest rising to 25 knots this morning, then becoming northwest 20 knots for a time this evening. Rough sea at times. Southwest swell 5 metres, easing. Fair visibility in a few showers this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 30 knots with rough sea, easing Thursday morning 15 knots, and Thursday evening variable 10 knots. Heavy southwest swell, easing Thursday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - conway

11:32 AM 18 Oct, 2017

Westport
Farewell Spit
Kahurangi Point
Stephens Is.
Abel
Kapiti Is.
Cook
Cape Palliser
Grey
Cape Campbell
Jackson Head
Conway

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 15 knots, changing southwest 35 knots this afternoon, then quickly easing to 25 knots early this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell 3 metres,offshore. Fair visibility in a few showers this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing Wednesday evening variable 10 knots.Developing Friday northeast 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Thursday.

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Tides

lyttelton