Christchurch

TODAY

AT 9:00 AM

8 °C

WIND: SSW, 05 knots

Fine

High: 13

Low: 2

Tuesday

Showers

High: 15

Low: 1

Wednesday

Few Showers

High: 11

Low: 0

Today: Fine. Southwest turning northerly this evening.

Sunrise: 7:42 AM

Sunset: 5:11 PM

Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 9:29 AM    2.4m

low tide: 3:36 PM    0.4m

high tide: 9:53 PM    2.5m

Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch

12:25 AM 22 May, 2018

Waimakariri River
Adderly Head
Lyttelton Harbour

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation:

Several fronts cross over New Zealand during this forecast period, embedded in a disturbed westerly flow. These westerlies are likely to reach gale or possibly storm in many places on Thursday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast:

Monday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 15 knots this morning, then easing to 10 knots by midday. Becoming northeast 10 knots late afternoon,then northwest 15 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing this morning. Fine weather.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northerly rising to 25 knots, changing westerly 10 knots in the evening. Mainly fine, but few late showers. Wednesday: Westerly 10 knots, becoming southwest 20 knots for a time in the afternoon. Afternoon showers. Thursday: Becoming northwest 20 knots. High cloud.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East to northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time Tuesday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata

12:08 AM 22 May, 2018

Timaru
Akaroa Head
Rangitata
Moeraki

Forecast:

Southwest 30 knots, easing to 20 knots this morning. Becoming northerly 15 knots late this afternoon, and rising to 25 knots this evening. Rough sea at times. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore. Northeast swell 1 metre, easing. Poor visibility in rain, easing this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Change Tuesday afternoon westerly 15 knots, becoming overnight Tuesday to Wednesday for a time variable 10 knots. Change Wednesday afternoon southwest 30 knots, easing Wednesday evening southwest 20 knots. Becoming Thursday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell developing Wednesday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - chatham-islands

12:08 AM 22 May, 2018

Kaikoura
Chatham Islands

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 40 knots, changing southwest 30 knots this afternoon.Easing to westerly 15 knots this evening. Very rough easing.Southwest swell 4 metres,easing. Northwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 25 knots and early Wednesday morning northerly 40 knots. Change Wednesday afternoon westerly 20 knots. Becoming late Thursday northwest 35 knots. Sea very rough at times. Moderate northwest swell becoming heavy for a time Wednesday, then again on Thursday. Moderate southwest swell.

Marine coastal Forecasts - conway

12:25 AM 22 May, 2018

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

Forecast:

Northwest 30 knots, changing southwest 25 knots this morning, then easing to 15 knots south of the Waiau River by midday. Becoming southwest 15 knots but northeast 10 knots in the south this afternoon, then variable 10 knots but northwest 25 knots in the south this evening. Rough sea,at times. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore, for a time. Northerly swell 2 metres offshore, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 35 knots throughout with very rough sea, easing Tuesday afternoon westerly 15 knots. Change late Wednesday afternoon southwest 30 knots, easing early Thursday northwest 15 knots. Rising later on Thursday northwest 25 knots. Moderate southwest swell developing late Wednesday, easing Thursday.

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Tides

lyttelton

high tide: 9:29 AM    2.4m

low tide: 3:36 PM    0.4m

high tide: 9:53 PM    2.5m