Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
6:09 AM September 2, 2014
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
The southeast flow persists over the area as the low affecting northern New Zealand slowly moves east by Wednesday, followed by a brief ridge. A second low approaches the country from the north Tasman Sea on Thursday, moving onto the upper North Island on Friday, with an associated front moving southwards over the North Island. Meanwhile, the ridge over the rest of the country weakens gradually.
NIL warning for COOK
Tuesday: Southeast 10 knots but 15 knots about the south coast. Sea slight. Fine.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Variable 5 knots, southerly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon.Fine spells. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Fine spells. Friday: Southeast 15 knots developing. Patchy rain developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre at times. For Castlepoint: Southerly 1 metre. Northeast 1.5 metres, rising to 2 metres this evening, then easing to 1.5 metres late Wednesday and to 1 metre for a time Thursday.
September 2, 2014
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