Wellington

TODAY

CURRENTLY

14 °C

Cloud

High: 14

Low: 11

WIND: NNW, 20 knots

Friday

Partly Cloudy

High: 14

Low: 8

WIND: N, 27 knots

Saturday

Showers

High: 14

Low: 8

WIND: N, 29 knots

Today: Mostly cloudy. Strong northerlies easing late evening.

Wind: NNW at 20 knots

Sunrise: 7:08 AM

Sunset: 5:43 PM

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Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

9:39 AM 18 Aug, 2017

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.

Situation:

An active front over the Tasman Sea, preceded by a strong northerly flow,crosses the country today, followed by northwesterlies.A complex trough approaches from the Tasman Sea on Friday, then affects New Zealand over the weekend.

Warnings:

STORM warning for COOK

Forecast:

Gale warning. Thursday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots rising to 35 knots gusting 45 knots early morning and to 45 gusting 60 knots about the south coast from mid-morning. Becoming northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere in the afternoon, then easing to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough early morning. Poor visibility in a period of morning and afternoon rain, then becoming fine in the evening.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Easing to northerly 15 knots. Mainly fine. Saturday: Variable 10 knots. Cloud increasing and rain developing. Sunday: Southeast 20 knots developing. Periods of rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre easing to half a metre today, then rising to 1 metre Sunday. For Castlepoint: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre today, and to 1.5 metres Saturday, then easing to half a metre Sunday. Southeast 1 metre easing to half a metre Thursday, then rising to 1 metre Sunday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

9:50 AM 18 Aug, 2017

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation:

An active front over the Tasman Sea, preceded by a strong northerly flow,crosses the country today, followed by northwesterlies.A complex trough approaches from the Tasman Sea on Friday, then affects New Zealand over the weekend.

Warnings:

STORM warning for COOK GALE warning for STEPHENS

Forecast:

Gale warning. Thursday: Northerly 30 knots gusting 40 knots, rising to 40 knots gusting 50 knots in the morning, then easing to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon and to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming very rough in the morning, then easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in a period of morning and afternoon rain, then becoming fine in the evening.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly easing to 15 knots. Cloudy periods. Saturday: Variable 10 knots. Rain developing. Sunday: Southeast 15 knots developing. Periods of rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest half a metre rising to 3 metres today, then easing to 1 metre Friday and to half a metre Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

9:38 AM 18 Aug, 2017

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 20 knots but 40 knots south of Cape Palliser. Becoming northerly 30 knots but 55 knots in the south this morning, then easing to northwest 35 knots in the south this afternoon, and to northwest 25 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming high in the south for a time.Northeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Southerly swell 1 metre.Poor visibility in a period of rain in the south this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Friday morning northeast 15 knots. Becoming late Saturday southerly 15 knots. Moderate northeast swell developing Saturday, easing Sunday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

9:49 AM 18 Aug, 2017

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

Forecast:

*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 45 knots rising to 55 knots this morning,then easing to 35 knots this afternoon and to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming high for a time. Northwest swell north of Cape Terawhiti,rising to 3 metres. Southerly swell 1 metre easing.Poor visibility in a period of rain this morning and afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly easing Friday afternoon 20 knots. Becoming Saturday southeast 15 knots, rising Sunday 25 knots with rough sea.

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