Christchurch

TODAY

CURRENTLY

9 °C

Few Showers

High: 13

Low: 5

WIND: S, 07 knots

Thursday

Fine

High: 21

Low: 8

WIND: WSW, 04 knots

Friday

Partly Cloudy

High: 18

Low: 8

WIND: SSW, 07 knots

Today: A few showers, clearing and becoming fine afternoon. Southwesterlies dying out afternoon.

Wind: S at 07 knots

Sunrise: 6:33 AM

Sunset: 7:58 PM

Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 3:57 AM    2.4m

low tide: 10:09 AM    0.4m

high tide: 4:19 PM    2.4m

low tide: 10:33 PM    0.4m

Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch

9:19 PM 18 Oct, 2017

Waimakariri River
Adderly Head
Lyttelton Harbour

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation:

A disturbed southwest flow eases as a ridge of high pressure spreads over the country today. A front moves onto the country from the west during Saturday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast:

Wednesday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots in the morning, then easing to southerly 10 knots early afternoon. Becoming northeast 10 knots late afternoon. Sea slight. Morning cloud, becoming fine in the afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 10 knots developing in the morning, easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Fine. Friday: Northeast 15 knots developing in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Morning cloud then fine. Saturday: Northerly 10 knots, changing southwest 15 knots for a time. A few showers developing.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Easterly half a metre or less.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata

9:21 PM 18 Oct, 2017

Timaru
Akaroa Head
Rangitata
Moeraki

Forecast:

Southwest 25 knots easing to 15 knots this morning and to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time.Fair visibility in a few showers offshore this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday morning variable 10 knots.Developing Friday northeast 15 knots, changing Saturday southerly 20 knots.Moderate southwest swell,easing Thursday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - chatham-islands

9:29 PM 18 Oct, 2017

Kaikoura
Chatham Islands

Forecast:

Southwest 25 knots. Rough sea. Southwest swell 4 metres, easing. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 20 knots, easing Thursday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday northerly 20 knots. Heavy southwest swell, easing Thursday. Moderate southeast swell developing Friday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - conway

9:29 PM 18 Oct, 2017

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

Forecast:

Southwest 25 knots easing to 15 knots this afternoon and to variable 10 knots this evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers until early afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northeast 15 knots, changing Saturday southerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell,easing Thursday.

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Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 3:57 AM    2.4m

low tide: 10:09 AM    0.4m

high tide: 4:19 PM    2.4m

low tide: 10:33 PM    0.4m