Christchurch

TODAY

AT 6:00 AM

10 °C

WIND: NE, 03 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 17

Low: 7

Wednesday

Cloud

High: 16

Low: 9

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 18

Low: 8

Today: Morning low cloud or fog, then fine. Cloud returns at night. Afternoon northeast breezes.

Sunrise: 7:11 AM

Sunset: 5:45 PM

Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 7:32 AM    2.3m

low tide: 1:41 PM    0.5m

high tide: 8:00 PM    2.4m

Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch

8:42 PM 23 Apr, 2019

Waimakariri River
Adderly Head
Lyttelton Harbour

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation:

A low lies west of North Island, and the associated fronts move slowly east over the North Island today, before clearing the country Wednesday.Meanwhile, a front approaches the far south today,followed by another front on Thursday. A third more active front approaches the South Island Friday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast:

Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this afternoon,easing to variable 5 knots again this evening. Sea slight. Morning low cloud then fine spells.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing overnight. Cloudy periods. Morning and evening drizzle possible. Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots evening. Morning cloud and possible drizzle, then fine. Friday: Northerly 10 knots, dying out for a time afternoon. Mainly fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northeast half a metre or less.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata

8:42 PM 23 Apr, 2019

Timaru
Akaroa Head
Rangitata
Moeraki

Forecast:

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing this morning,easing to variable 10 knots again this evening. Sea slight.Southwest swell 1 metre offshore.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northerly 20 knots, changing early Friday southerly 15 knots, developing late Friday northeast 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell developing for a time Thursday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - chatham-islands

8:42 PM 23 Apr, 2019

Kaikoura
Chatham Islands

Forecast:

Variable 10 knots.Northwest 15 knots developing this evening.Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres.Northerly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers early morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots, changing Friday southerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Marine coastal Forecasts - conway

8:53 PM 23 Apr, 2019

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

Forecast:

Southerly 10 knots but 20 knots north of the Clarence River,becoming northeast 10 knots everywhere this afternoon. Moderate sea in the north, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre offshore. Fair visibility in occasional rain,mainly north of the Hurunui River,clearing this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northerly 20 knots, dying out Friday.Moderate southwest swell developing for a time Thursday.

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Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 7:32 AM    2.3m

low tide: 1:41 PM    0.5m

high tide: 8:00 PM    2.4m