Today: Rain clearing early afternoon. Northerlies.
Sunrise: 7:57 AM
Sunset: 5:15 PM
high tide: 7:18 PM 2.7m
Marine recreational Forecasts - christchurch
4:54 AM 17 Jul, 2018
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Strong northeast flow, is replaced by a westerly flow today. On Wednesday,a broad ridge moves over central and northern New Zealand, while a trough approaches the South Island.The ridge covers much of the country on Thursday,while strong northwesterlies build over the lower South Island.
GALE warning for CONWAY
Monday: Northeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning. Rough sea, easing this morning.Fair visibility in patchy morning rain, clearing to a fine day.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Variable 10 knots. Fine apart from a few morning showers. Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots. Fine. Thursday: Changing southwest 10 knots, early then northerly 10 knots late.Partly cloudy.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northeast half a metre, rising to 2 metres today, then easing to 1.5 metres on Tuesday and to 1 metre Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - rangitata
4:48 AM 17 Jul, 2018
Northeast 30 knots, easing to 20 knots this morning. Becoming northwest 15 knots this afternoon. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Northeast swell rising to 3 metres for a time.Areas of fog for a time. Fair visibility in rain this morning and afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 10 knots, becoming late Wednesday northeast 15 knots, changing early Thursday southwest 15 knots for a time. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northeast swell.
Marine coastal Forecasts - chatham-islands
5:00 AM 17 Jul, 2018
Easterly 15 knots, rising to northeast 25 knots late this morning.Sea becoming rough.Southwest swell 4 metres, easing. Northerly swell 4 metres developing.Fair visibility in rain developing tonight.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 30 knots, changing late Tuesday southwest 20 knots, rising Wednesday southwest 30 knots, easing early Thursday southwest 20 knots, then late Thursday variable 10 knots.Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell.Heavy northeast swell,easing Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - conway
4:48 AM 17 Jul, 2018
Northeast 30 knots, easing to 20 knots late this morning. Becoming northwest 15 knots this evening. Rough sea,easing. Northeast swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Poor visibility in rain, clearing this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots, changing Tuesday southwest 15 knots for a time, becoming late Wednesday northerly 15 knots, changing Thursday southwest 20 knots for a time. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northeast swell.