Wellington Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington

5:10 PM July 31, 2015
Area Description: Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Situation: A ridge lies over central New Zealand today. A front, preceded by northwesterlies moves over the area late Saturday. Another front is expected to move slowly up the South Island from Sunday.
Warnings: GALE warning for COOK
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Friday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Sea rough. Mostly cloudy, with the odd light shower. Saturday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 10 knots late evening. Rough sea, easing late evening. Fair visibility in a few showers, turning to rain in the afternoon.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly rising to 20 knots in the morning. Rain at times. Monday: Northwest rising to 35 knots in the morning. Rain at times. Tuesday: Northerly 35 knots, easing to northwest 20 knots in the evening. Rain clearing in the evening.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1.5 metres easing to 1 metre today, and to half a metre Sunday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres today, to 1 metre Saturday, and half a metre Monday. Easterly 1 metre developing Monday, rising to 1.5 metres Tuesday.

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