Wellington

TODAY

AT 4:00 PM

19 °C

WIND: ENE, 03 knots

Wind

High: 23

Low: 16

Wednesday

Wind

High: 21

Low: 12

Thursday

Few Showers

High: 17

Low: 12

Today: Periods of rain. Southerly, changing gale northerly gusting 130 km/h this evening.

Sunrise: 6:49 AM

Sunset: 8:19 PM

Tides

wellington

high tide: 9:40 PM    1.6m

Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

8:20 AM 21 Feb, 2018

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.

Situation:

A rainband tracks southwards from central New Zealand today while a weak front moves up the South Island. Cyclone Gita is expected to track east across the top of the South Island later today, and away to the east during Wednesday. Another low forms west of the South Island on Wednesday,then weakens as it moves over the North Island on Thursday,followed by a ridge of high pressure.

Warnings:

STORM warning for COOK

Forecast:

Gale warning. Tuesday: Southeast 15 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast, becoming northerly 30 knots gusting 45 knots late this afternoon, then rising to northwest 35 knots gusting 50 knots for a time this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time this evening. Poor visibility in rain with heavy falls.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Becoming southwest 15 knots early morning. Rain with heavy falls, easing in the morning. Thursday: Southerly rising to 30 knots early morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Morning rain then fine. Friday: Variable 5 knots, but southerly 10 knots during the afternoon. Fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly half a metre, rising to southeast 3 metres this evening and to southerly 4 metres early Wednesday,then easing to 2 metres late Wednesday and to 1.5 metres Thursday. For Castlepoint: Northeast half a metre, rising to 2 metres late this evening, easing to half a metre Wednesday. Southerly 2 metres developing early Wednesday, easing to 1.5 metres Friday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

8:20 AM 21 Feb, 2018

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation:

A rainband tracks southwards from central New Zealand today while a weak front moves up the South Island. Cyclone Gita is expected to track east across the top of the South Island later today, and away to the east during Wednesday. Another low forms west of the South Island on Wednesday,then weakens as it moves over the North Island on Thursday,followed by a ridge of high pressure.

Warnings:

STORM warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Gale warning. Tuesday: Southeast 15 knots, rising to southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots this morning. Becoming northerly 20 knots this afternoon, rising to northwest 40 knots gusting 55 knots this evening. Poor visibility in rain with heavy falls.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easing to northwest 15 knots in the morning, changing southerly 15 knots late evening. Rain with heavy falls,easing in the morning. Thursday: Southerly rising to 30 knots early morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Morning rain then fine. Friday: Variable 5 knots, but southwest 10 knots during the afternoon. Fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northwest half metre, rising to 1 metre this morning and to 5 metres this evening.Easing to 2.5 metres Wednesday morning, to 1.5 metres Wednesday evening and to half a metre or less Thursday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

8:20 AM 21 Feb, 2018

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* South of Cape Palliser: Southerly 25 knots,changing easterly 35 knots late this afternoon. Becoming northwest 50 knots early this evening, easing to 40 knots late evening. Elsewhere:Northwest 20 knots, turning northeast 15 knots this morning and rising to 30 knots this afternoon, and to northwest 40 knots this evening. Sea becoming high in the south. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres offshore.Southwest swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning southwest 15 knots everywhere, easing Friday variable 10 knots. High sea in the south easing. Moderate south to southwest swell developing Wednesday, easing Friday. Moderate northeast swell offshore, easing Wednesday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

8:11 AM 21 Feb, 2018

Westport
Farewell Spit
Kahurangi Point
Stephens Is.
Abel
Kapiti Is.
Cook
Cape Palliser
Grey
Cape Campbell
Jackson Head
Conway

Forecast:

*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* Southerly 20 knots, changing northwest 35 knots late this afternoon, and rising to northerly 50 knots for a time this evening. Sea becoming high for a time.Southerly swell rising to 3 metres.Northerly swell rising to 3 metres.Poor visibility in rain,possibly heavy at times.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Wednesday morning southwest 20 knots everywhere, rising overnight Wednesday southerly 30 knots, gradually easing Thursday 15 knots, easing Friday variable 10 knots. High sea in the east easing. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time in the east Wednesday. Moderate northerly swell easing Thursday.

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Tides

wellington

high tide: 9:40 PM    1.6m