Wellington

TODAY

AT 3:00 PM

13 °C

WIND: N, 14 knots

Fine

High: 13

Low: 7

Thursday

Few Showers

High: 13

Low: 8

Friday

Few Showers

High: 13

Low: 10

Today: Fine. Northerlies.

Sunrise: 7:40 AM

Sunset: 5:15 PM

Tides

wellington

high tide: 9:36 PM    1.8m

Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

5:20 AM 19 Jul, 2018

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.

Situation:

A ridge builds from the north, then a front crosses the North Island Thursday, followed by another ridge. Strong northwesterlies build across New Zealand ahead of a cold front on Friday, changing southwesterly on Saturday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for COOK

Forecast:

Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea slight. Fine weather.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots about the South Coast for a time. Fine at first, then a few showers later. Friday: Northerly rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots, but 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the south during the afternoon. Some morning cloud, then fine. Saturday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, but 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the south. Cloud increasing, and the odd shower turning to rain later.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time Friday. For Castlepoint: Southwest 1 metre. Northeast 2 metres, easing to easterly 1.5 metres today. Northwest 1.5 metres developing south of Cape Palliser late Friday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

5:13 AM 19 Jul, 2018

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation:

A ridge of high pressure lies over New Zealand today, then a front crosses the country on Thursday, followed by another ridge. Strong northwesterlies build across New Zealand ahead of a cold front on Friday, changing southwesterly on Saturday.

Warnings:

NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots, tending northwest 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northwest 15 knots, easing to northerly 10 knots in the evening.A few showers. Friday: Northwest rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Isolated showers. Saturday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time. Cloud increasing, with a period of evening rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre today, then rising to northwest 1 metre early Friday. Northwest rising to 2 metres for a time Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

5:11 AM 19 Jul, 2018

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots by midday. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Thursday morning northwest 15 knots, rising Saturday 30 knots but 40 knots south of Cape Palliser with very rough sea. Moderate easterly swell,easing Friday. Moderate northeast swell developing Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

5:22 AM 19 Jul, 2018

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

Forecast:

Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Thursday northerly 20 knots, rising late Friday northerly 30 knots, rising Saturday northerly 40 knots with very rough sea.

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Tides

wellington

high tide: 9:36 PM    1.8m