Christchurch Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch

5:49 PM May 23, 2015
Area Description: Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Situation: A weak ridge covers the area today. A front is expected to cross the region on Sunday followed by a strong southwesterly flow. The flow gradually eases on Tuesday. A ridge builds over the country on Wednesday.
Warnings: GALE warning for CONWAY for tomorrow
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing late morning, changing southwest 20 knots early afternoon. Southwest rising to 30 knots gusting 45 knots early evening. Sea becoming rough early evening. Fine at first. Fair visibility in a few afternoon and evening showers.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southwest 30 knots rising to 35 knots in the evening. Showers. Tuesday: Southwest easing to 25 knots in the morning and to 15 knots late. A few showers. Wednesday: Southwest easing to 10 knots early. Fine spells.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Southeast about half a metre, rising to 1 metre late Sunday and 2 metres Monday, then easing to 1.5 metres Wednesday.

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May 23, 2015

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