Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
5:36 PM May 22, 2013
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A low west of central New Zealand and its associated fronts move east over the country today and Thursday, followed by strong southerlies. Southerlies ease early Friday with a brief ridge, followed by disturbed westerlies on Saturday.
GALE warning for COOK
Gale warning. Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots. Sea slight. Fair visibility in showers, but poor in heavy showers this evening. Thursday: Northerly 10 knots, changing southerly 20 knots early morning, rising to 35 knots gusting 45 knots late morning, then easing to 30 knots gusting 40 knots at night. Slight sea becoming moderate early morning, very rough late morning and rough at night. Poor visibility in rain, easing to fair visibility in showers in the afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southerly easing to 20 knots in the morning, then dying out by evening. Northerly 15 knots developing at night. Becoming fine. Saturday: Northwest rising to 25 knots. Mainly fine. Sunday: Northwest 25 knots, easing. Rain, clearing late.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: For Wellington South Coast: Southerly 1.5 metres easing to 1 metre tonight, then rising to 2.5 metres Thursday, easing to 1 metre Friday and to half a metre for a time Saturday. For Palliser Bay and Castlepoint: Southerly 1.5 metres rising to 3 metres Thursday, easing to 2 metres Friday and to 1 metre Saturday, then rising to 2 metres Sunday.
May 22, 2013
May 22, 2013
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