Wellington Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington

5:22 PM May 27, 2015
Area Description: Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Situation: The southwest flow over the country gradually eases as a ridge of high pressure moves onto New Zealand by Thursday. A trough moves onto the South Island from the Tasman Sea late Friday, bringing strengthening northwesterlies to the area.
Warnings: NIL warning for COOK
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to southerly 20 knots this evening and to 15 knots overnight. Rough sea, easing this evening. Cloudy with fair visibility in a few showers. Thursday: Southwest 15 knots easing to southerly 10 knots in the morning and to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods clearing to fine early morning.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 15 knots developing in the morning. Fine spells. Saturday: Northerly rising to 25 knots in the morning. Cloud increasing,late rain. Sunday: Northerly 25 knots easing to 20 knots in the morning. Occasional rain.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 4.5 metres, easing to 3 metres Thursday morning, to 2 metres Friday morning, to 1 metre Saturday and half a metre Sunday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 5 metres, easing to 4 metres Thursday morning, to 3 metres Thursday afternoon, to 2 metres Friday morning,and 1 metre Saturday.

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May 27, 2015


May 27, 2015

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