Christchurch

TODAY

AT 3:00 PM

14 °C

WIND: S, 05 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 15

Low: 1

Friday

Partly Cloudy

High: 14

Low: 2

Saturday

Partly Cloudy

High: 13

Low: 2

Today: Fine. Northeasterlies developing this afternoon.

Sunrise: 7:14 AM

Sunset: 5:52 PM

Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 9:33 PM    2.1m

Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch

5:02 AM 23 Aug, 2019

Waimakariri River
Adderly Head
Lyttelton Harbour

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation:

A complex low pressure system persists over the country through to Friday,followed by a narrow ridge on Saturday. A cold front is expected to approach the lower South Island from the southwest overnight Saturday, then move northeast over New Zealand on Sunday, followed by disturbed southwesterlies.

Warnings:

NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast:

Thursday: Northeast 15 knots, turning northerly 15 knots this morning,and northwest 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Light morning rain, then fine with high cloud.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Monday: Friday: Changing southwest 15 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. A few showers possible. Saturday: Southwest 10 knots dying out early, northerly 15 knots developing later. Mainly fine. Sunday: Rising to northwest 20 knots early, easing to southwest 10 knots late. Late rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Southeast half a metre or less. Northeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less Friday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata

4:53 AM 23 Aug, 2019

Timaru
Akaroa Head
Rangitata
Moeraki

Forecast:

Northeast 15 knots but 25 knots offshore.Becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere this morning, and variable 10 knots this afternoon.Rough sea offshore, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre.Southerly swell 1 metre at times.Fair visibility in showers this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Friday morning southwest 15 knots. Becoming Saturday northwest 20 knots. Changing Sunday southwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell offshore.

Marine coastal Forecasts - chatham-islands

4:53 AM 23 Aug, 2019

Kaikoura
Chatham Islands

Forecast:

Northeast 25 knots, becoming northwest 20 knots this evening.Rough sea easing. Northerly swell 2 metres.Southwest swell 1 metre.Poor visibility in rain developing this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest easing Friday evening 10 knots. Changing early Saturday southwest 25 knots, turning Sunday northwest 25 knots.sea rough at times.Southwest swell becoming moderate Saturday. Moderate northerly swell easing Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - conway

4:52 AM 23 Aug, 2019

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

Forecast:

Northeast 20 knots,becoming northwest 20 knots this morning.Sea becoming moderate.Northeast swell 1 metre.Southerly swell 1 metre at times.Fair visibility in showers this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Friday afternoon or evening southwest 20 knots. Becoming late Saturday northwest 15 knots, rising early Sunday 25 knots with rough sea. Changing late Sunday southwest 15 knots.

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Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 9:33 PM    2.1m