Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
5:31 AM August 31, 2015
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Southerlies strengthen today as a complex low moves southeast across central New Zealand during Tuesday and Wednesday. A second low approaches the North Island from the Tasman sea on Wednesday.
NIL warning for COOK
Strong wind advisory. Monday: Southeast 15 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast, rising to 20 knots in the north this morning. Southeast rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the south this evening. Sea becoming rough everywhere this evening. Fair visibility in drizzle, clearing during this morning.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southeast 30 knots becoming northeast 20 knots. Periods of rain. Wednesday: Northwest 30 knots, easing to 15 knots late. Rain at times, possibly heavy. Thursday: Southerly 25 knots developing early, dying out late. A few showers, clearing.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 2 metres rising to 2.5 metres Tuesday, easing to 2 metres Wednesday and 1.5 metres late Thursday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 2.5 metres rising to 3 metres Tuesday, easing to 2 metres Wednesday. Easterly half a metre or less, rising to northeast 2.5 metres Tuesday, easing to 1 metre Wednesday and dying out Thursday.
August 31, 2015
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