Christchurch Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch

11:24 AM September 4, 2015
Area Description: Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Situation: A series of troughs embedded in an unstable west to southwest flow moves over the South Island today and tomorrow. A ridge starts to build from the west late Tuesday.
Warnings: NIL warning for CONWAY
Forecast: Friday: Southerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this afternoon. Becoming northeast 10 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing this afternoon. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, clearing to fine this afternoon. Saturday: Northeast 10 knots tuning northerly 15 knots in the morning and northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Changing southwest 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Poor visibility in evening showers.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southwest rising to 30 knots. Showers. Monday: Southwest gradually easing to 25 knots. A few showers. Tuesday: Southwest easing to 10 knots early, then dying out. Mainly fine.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Easterly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre Monday.

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