Wellington Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington

5:45 PM May 22, 2015
Area Description: Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Situation: A narrow ridge affects central parts of the country today and Saturday. A strong southwesterly flow covers the country from Sunday onwards, gradually easing on Tuesday as a ridge approaches from the Tasman Sea.
Warnings: NIL warning for COOK
Forecast: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing this evening, rising to 15 knots late this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots tending northwest 15 knots early in the morning then easing to variable 5 knots late morning. Southerly 10 knots developing in the afternoon, rising to 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Becoming northwest 25 knots in the morning, changing southwest 25 knots late.Mainly fine, late showers. Monday: Southwest 30 knots. Showers easing, fine spells increasing. Tuesday: Southwest 30 knots, easing. Mainly fine, possible shower.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 3 metres, easing to 2 metres late today and 1.5 metres late Saturday,then rising to 3 metres late Sunday and 6 metres Monday, easing to 4.5 metres Tuesday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 3 metres, easing to 2.5 metres late today and 2 metres late Saturday, then rising to 3 metres late Sunday and 6 metres Monday, easing to 4.5 metres Tuesday.

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  1. May 18
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  2. May 26
    First Quarter
  3. Jun 03
    Full Moon
  4. Jun 10
    Last Quarter


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