Wellington Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington

5:52 PM September 17, 2014
Area Description: Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Situation: Southerlies turn northerly and strengthen on Thursday and Friday as a low moves across the lower South Island.A trough is expected to move across the region late Saturday,followed by strong southerlies.
Warnings: GALE warning for COOK
Forecast: Strong Wind Advisory. Wednesday: Southerly 15 knots easing to 10 knots overnight. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Thursday: Southerly 10 knots, turning northerly 10 knots early morning, then rising to 20 knots in the afternoon and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the late afternoon and evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the late afternoon and evening. Fair visibility in rain developing in the afternoon.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly rising to 30 knots. Showers. Saturday: Northwest 25 knots, changing southerly 30 knots late. Rain at times. Sunday: Southerly 30 knots, easing gradually. Showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres late today, then easing to 1 metre Thursday and to half a metre Friday. Southerly rising to 1.5 metres Sunday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 1 metre rising to 1.5 metres late today, easing to 1 metre Thursday and to half a metre Friday. Southwest rising to 1.5 metres on Sunday. Northeast half a metre developing Thursday, rising to 1 metre Friday then dying away Saturday.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 24
    New Moon
  3. Oct 02
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 08
    Full Moon


September 17, 2014


September 17, 2014

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