Today: Cloudy, some rain at night. Gusty northwesterlies turning southwest this evening.
Sunrise: 5:43 AM
Sunset: 9:10 PM
high tide: 2:02 AM 2.2m
low tide: 8:14 AM 0.7m
high tide: 2:24 PM 2.2m
low tide: 8:37 PM 0.6m
Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch
12:53 PM 19 Dec, 2018
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A ridge weakens over the North Island today, with a northwest flow over the lower South Island. A front moves onto the South Island today and over the North Island from late Wednesday into Thursday, followed by a narrow ridge. A low approaches the country from the west later Friday.
NIL warning for CONWAY
Tuesday: Northwest 15 knots, turning northerly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Easing to variable 5 knots late evening. Sea slight. High cloud increasing. Patchy rain developing this evening.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southerly 15 knots, turning southeast 15 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Rain. Thursday: Southeast 10 knots becoming northeast 10 knots later. Rain clearing afternoon but remaining cloudy. Friday: Northeast 15 knots becoming southeast 15 knots. Isolated showers, late rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Easterly half a metre or less.
Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata
12:56 PM 19 Dec, 2018
Northwest 15 knots, rising to northwest 25 knots by midday.Becoming southerly 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough.Southwest swell 1 metre.Fair visibility in occasional rain developing late this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday morning southeast 15 knots. Becoming early Thursday northeast 15 knots. Rough sea easing.
Marine coastal Forecasts - chatham-islands
1:08 PM 19 Dec, 2018
Marine coastal Forecasts - conway
12:58 PM 19 Dec, 2018
Northwest 20 knots.Sea moderate.Southwest swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning southeast 15 knots, rising for a time Wednesday evening southerly 25 knots north of Kaikoura Peninsula,with rough sea. Becoming late Thursday variable 10 knots everywhere. Becoming Friday northeast 15 knots.