Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch
11:09 AM April 18, 2014
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A deep low west of central New Zealand directs a northeast flow over the area. The flow weakens as the low moves further south, crossing the far south late Saturday. A broad trough is expected to move onto the country on Sunday,followed by southwesterlies. A ridge spreads over the country on Tuesday.
GALE warning for CONWAY
Strong Wind Advisory. Friday: Easterly 30 knots gusting 40 knots, easing to northeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots tonight. Sea rough. Poor visibility in rain, easing this evening. Saturday: Northeast easing to 20 knots in the morning and to 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing in the morning. Morning cloud then fine.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly 15 knots, changing southwest 10 knots at night.Fine. Monday: Southwest 10 knots. A few showers from morning. Tuesday: Southwest 10 knots dying out. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northeast 3 metres, easing to 2 metres Saturday, and to 1 metre Monday.
April 18, 2014
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