Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch
11:06 AM July 31, 2014
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A strengthening north to northwest flow covers the country. A trough moves across the area late on Saturday, followed by southerlies and a ridge on Sunday. Northerlies return to the area later on Monday.
GALE warning for CONWAY.
Strong Wind Advisory. Thursday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to northerly 20 knots for a time this afternoon, then easing to northwest 10 knots overnight. Sea becoming moderate for a time this afternoon. Fine. Friday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 20 knots early morning, to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots late afternoon. Sea becoming rough late morning. Mainly fine.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly 30 knots. High cloud. Sunday: Changing southwest 25 knots. Showers and increasing fine spells. Monday: Variable 10 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northeast 1 metre or less, dying away Sunday. Southeast 1 metre developing Sunday.
July 31, 2014
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