Today: Fine. Light winds, then northerly picking up from afternoon.

Sunrise: 5:42 AM

Sunset: 9:08 PM

Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 4:04 AM    2.3m

low tide: 10:15 AM    0.6m

high tide: 4:18 PM    2.2m

low tide: 10:30 PM    0.6m

Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch

6:28 PM 16 Dec, 2017

Waimakariri River
Adderly Head
Lyttelton Harbour

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation:

A ridge lies over the upper North Island today, while a front weakens and stalls over the lower South Island. Another front moves over the South Island on Sunday,then the North Island on Monday as a ridge builds over the South Island. Yet another front moves up the east coast of the South Island on Tuesday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast:

Saturday: Southwest 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the morning.Easterly 15 knots developing for a time from midday through early evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northeast 10 knots developing in the morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Changing southwest 15 knots at night. Mainly fine, but rain at night. Monday: Southwest dying away in the morning. Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon. Rain gradually easing. Tuesday: Northeast rising to 15 knots in the morning, then changing southwest 20 knots around evening with a period of rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre today, then rising to easterly 1 metre for a time late Sunday and Monday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata

6:34 PM 16 Dec, 2017

Timaru
Akaroa Head
Rangitata
Moeraki

Forecast:

Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre offshore. Southerly swell 1 metre developing for a time.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots, changing Sunday evening southerly 25 knots, then becoming Monday evening northeast 15 knots. Changing Tuesday afternoon southerly 30 knots.Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell developing Tuesday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - chatham-islands

6:34 PM 16 Dec, 2017

Kaikoura
Chatham Islands

Forecast:

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre, dying out. Easterly swell 1 metre.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Monday northerly 15 knots, then changing early Tuesday southwest 20 knots. Southeast swell becoming moderate Sunday, easing Monday.Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - conway

6:34 PM 16 Dec, 2017

Westport
Farewell Spit
Kahurangi Point
Stephens Is.
Abel
Kapiti Is.
Cook
Cape Palliser
Grey
Cape Campbell
Jackson Head
Conway

Forecast:

Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing late afternoon. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots. Changing early Monday southerly 30 knots, then easing late Monday variable 10 knots. developing early Tuesday northerly 20 knots, then changing late Tuesday southwest 30 knots.

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Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 4:04 AM    2.3m

low tide: 10:15 AM    0.6m

high tide: 4:18 PM    2.2m

low tide: 10:30 PM    0.6m