Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington
10:48 AM July 1, 2015
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
The southwest flow eases over the area today as a ridge moves onto the North Island. Northwesterlies develop on Thursday ahead of a trough which is expected to cross the region on Friday, followed by southwesterlies on Sunday.
GALE warning for COOK
Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Southerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Areas of cloud clearing this evening. Thursday: Northwest 10 knots developing early morning rising to 15 knots late morning. Becoming northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the afternoon. Cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 35 knots, changing southerly 25 knots in the evening. Rain developing in the afternoon. Saturday: Southerly 20 knots, dying away in the morning. Northwest 20 knots developing in the afternoon. Showers. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, changing light southerly for a time. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 2 metres, rising to 3 metres today but gradually easing to 1.5 metres Thursday and 1 metre Friday. For Castlepoint: Southerly rising to 4 metres today but gradually easing to 1.5 metres Thursday.
July 1, 2015
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