Christchurch Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch

4:45 PM July 24, 2016
Area Description: Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Situation: A strong west to northwest flow eases on Monday as a narrow ridge moves over the country. A series of weaker troughs follow from Tuesday to Thursday, embedded within an unsettled westerly flow.
Warnings: GALE warning for CONWAY
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to southwest 15 knots this evening. Rough sea easing easing this evening. Mainly fine. Monday: Southwest 15 knots, dying out in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots developing, dying out late. Fine. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots developing. Fine, with variable high cloud. Thursday: Northwest 20 knots changing southwest 15 knots. Often cloudy, a few showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northeast 1 metre, easing to easterly half a metre or less Monday.

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July 24, 2016


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