Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
6:15 AM October 24, 2014
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A front moves north over the region this morning,followed by gale southerlies for a time, then a ridge on Saturday. A second front crosses early Monday, followed by another ridge.
GALE warning for COOK
Gale warning. Friday: Southerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this morning, and to 35 knots gusting 45 knots this afternoon, then easing to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time this afternoon. Fair visibility in a few showers, easing this evening.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Becoming northerly 10 knots in the morning, rising to 25 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy periods. Sunday: Northerly 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Monday: Becoming southerly 25 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots later. A period of rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: For Wellington South Coast: Southerly 1.5 metres, rising to 3 metres tonight, easing to 2 metres early Saturday and 1 metre Sunday, then rising to 1.5 metres late Monday. For Palliser Bay and Castlepoint: Southerly 2 metres rising to 3.5 metres this evening, easing to 2 metres early Saturday and 1.5 metres Sunday, then rising to 2 metres again late Monday.
October 24, 2014
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