Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch
11:02 AM April 20, 2014
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
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.
NIL warning for CONWAY
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 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 forecast to midnight Thursday: Northeast 2.5 metres, easing to 2 metres today, easing to 1 metre Monday.
April 20, 2014
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