Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
11:25 AM November 27, 2015
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
The strong northwest flow over the region eases as an active front crosses over the region late today. A weaker second front moves over central New Zealand late Saturday, followed by a ridge.
STORM warning for COOK
Gale warning. Friday: Northerly 30 knots gusting 45 knots but 35 knots gusting 50 knots about the south coast. Rising to 35 knots gusting 50 knots everywhere for a time this afternoon. Easing to northwest 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the coast this evening. Sea becoming very rough everywhere for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in drizzle, turning to rain for a time this evening. Saturday: Northwest 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the coast, easing to 15 knots everywhere early morning. Rising to northerly 20 knots late morning and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the afternoon and early evening. Rough sea, easing for a time in the morning and late evening. Fair visibility showers, clearing in the morning.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Becoming southerly 10 knots early morning. Changing northerly 10 knots early evening. Fine. Monday: Northerly rising to 15 knots late. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots. Drizzle developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly half a metre or less. For Castlepoint: Southerly half a metre or less. Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre Saturday, and tending easterly on Sunday.
November 27, 2015
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