Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
10:49 AM May 23, 2013
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A complex low over central New Zealand moves east across the country today, followed by a ridge on Friday. On Saturday, northwesterlies strengthen over central New Zealand. A low from the Tasman sea is expected to move eastwards over northern New Zealand early Sunday, followed by disturbed southwesterlies.
GALE warning for COOK
Gale warning. Thursday: Southerly 35 knots gusting 45 knots easing to 30 knots gusting 40 knots tonight. Very rough sea becoming rough tonight. Fair visibility in a few showers. Friday: Southerly 30 knots gusting 40 knots, easing to 15 knots in the morning, and to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing at night. Rough sea becoming slight in the morning, smooth in the afternoon and slight again at night. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in a few morning and evening showers.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly rising to 25 knots. Cloudy periods and the odd shower. Sunday: Northwest 25 knots, easing. A few showers. Monday: Northwest 20 knots dying out in the evening. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: For Wellington South Coast: Southerly 2 metres rising to 3 metres this evening, easing to 2 metres on Friday and to 1 metre on Saturday, then rising to 2 metres on Monday. For Palliser Bay and Castlepoint: Southerly 2 metre rising to 3 metres late today, easing to 2 metres Friday and to 1 metre Saturday, then rising to 2 metres Monday.
May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013
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