Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
4:48 AM May 27, 2017
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A complex trough approaching New Zealand from the north and west crosses the country today and Saturday, followed by a ridge on Sunday. Another trough approaches the South Island from the Tasman Sea on Monday, crossing the country on Tuesday.
GALE warning for COOK for tomorrow
Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time in the morning. Changing southerly 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the evening. Mostly cloudy, with fair visibility in showers mainly in the morning and evening .
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southerly 30 knots, gradually easing and dying out overnight. Scattered rain clearing. Monday: Northerly 10 knots developing. Fine spells. Tuesday: Northerly rising to 20 knots for a time. A period of rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres Sunday, easing to 1 metre again Monday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 1.5 metres, rising to southeast 2 metres early Sunday, gradually easing to 1.5 metres Tuesday.Northeast 1.5 metres developing Saturday, easing to half a metre or less Sunday.
May 27, 2017
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