Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
5:27 PM August 2, 2014
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A strengthening northerly flow covers the region as an active trough approaches the North Island from the south. The trough is expected to move over the area tonight, followed by southeasterlies and then a ridge on Monday. Disturbed westerlies develop on Tuesday.
STORM warning for COOK
Gale warning. Saturday: Northerly 35 knots gusting 60 knots, easing to northwest 25 knots gusting 40 knots tonight. Very rough sea, easing tonight. Poor visibility in periods of rain,heavy at times. Sunday: Northwest easing to 15 knots late morning, changing southerly 15 knots about midday, then rising to southeast 20 knots about the south coast in the evening. Rough sea, easing late morning. Poor visibility occasional showers.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southerly 20 knots, dying away at night. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots developing late morning, rising to 30 knots at night. Fine. Wednesday: Changing southerly 20 knots around midday, then becoming northwest 30 knots later. Brief showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly about a metre, rising to 1 metre early Monday and to 2 metres late Wednesday. For Castlepoint: Northeast 1 metre dying away late Sunday. Southerly about a metre, rising to 1.5 metres Monday and to 2 metres late Wednesday.
August 2, 2014
August 2, 2014
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