Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
4:48 AM December 11, 2016
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A southwest flow lies over the country. A weak front passes over the North Island on Monday, followed by a narrow ridge on Tuesday and Wednesday.
GALE warning for COOK
Sunday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southerly 15 knots early morning, rising to 20 knots for a time late morning. Easing to variable 5 knots but southeast 10 knots about the south coast this afternoon and to variable 5 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time this morning. Fair visibility in a few morning showers.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southerly 20 knots developing in the morning, then dying out overnight.A few showers. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots developing. A few showers. Wednesday: Northerly gradually rising to 30 knots. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre developing today, rising to 2 metres on Monday, then easing to 1.5 metres on Tuesday and to half a metre on Wednesday. For Castlepoint: Northeast 1.5 metres, easing to half a metre today. Southerly 1. 5 metres developing late today, rising to 2. 5 metres Monday, then easing to 1.5 metres Tuesday and to 1 metre Wednesday.
December 11, 2016
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