Christchurch Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch

3:16 AM March 6, 2015
Area Description: Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Situation: An active front moves eastwards across the country today, followed by a low on Saturday. A weak front moves north over the South Island on Sunday, then a ridge builds over the country on Monday.
Warnings: STORM warning for CONWAY
Forecast: Gale warning. Friday: Northeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning, and to 40 knots gusting 55 knots late morning. Changing westerly 20 knots this afternoon, then easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time late morning and early afternoon. Poor visibility in rain developing late morning, clearing this afternoon and becoming fine.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northeast 30 knots developing, changing southwest 30 knots in the afternoon, easing to 20 knots in the evening. A few showers. Sunday: Becoming northerly 15 knots early. Cloudy periods. Monday: Changing southerly 15 knots early, turning northeast 15 knots later. Fine.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northeast half a metre rising to 2 metres today, easing to 1 metre Saturday and easterly half a metre Sunday.

Moon Phases

  1. Feb 26
    First Quarter
  2. Mar 06
    Full Moon
  3. Mar 14
    Last Quarter
  4. Mar 20
    New Moon


March 6, 2015

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