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13°C

Wind:
WNW, 03 knots
Sunrise:
Sunset:
36°C17°C

Fine and hot, some morning cloud. Northeasterlies turning gusty northwest around midday.

34°C16°C

Fine and hot. High cloud building later in the day. Gusty northwesterlies.

24°C9°C

Rain developing in the morning with a fresh southwest change, easing to isolated showers later.

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Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Christchurch

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation:

A ridge lies over the North Island. A northwest flow builds over the South Island today and Wednesday ahead of a front which moves up the country on Thursday, followed by strong southwesterlies, easing on Friday.

Warnings:

Nil for Conway

Forecasts:

Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots late morning. Becoming northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine. Northeast swell less than half a metre.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots rising to 20 knots for a time in the afternoon. Fine. Northeast swell less than half a metre. Thursday: Changing southerly 10 knots in the morning, rising to southwest 20 knots in the evening. Morning rain, then a shower or two. Northeast swell less than half a metre. Friday: Southwest 20 knots easing to southwest 10 knots from afternoon. Cloudy periods. Possible morning shower or two. Northeast swell less than half a metre.

Swell:

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Rangitata

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Rangitata

Forecast:

Tuesday : Northeast 20 knots, turning northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Moderate sea easing. Southwest swell 3 metres offshore, period 15 seconds, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots. Thursday: Changing southerly 15 knots early, rising to southwest 30 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Friday: Easing to southwest 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell.

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Chatham Islands

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Chatham Islands

Forecast:

Tuesday : Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing this morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell 4 metres, period 16 seconds, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Wednesday: Northwest gradually rising to 25 knots. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell easing. Thursday: Northwest 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate northwest swell developing. Friday: Changing southwest 25 knots early. Sea rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Moderate northwest swell easing.

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Conway

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Conway

Forecast:

Tuesday : Southerly 15 knots changing northerly 20 knots this morning. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres, period 16 seconds, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots. Thursday: Changing southerly 25 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Friday: Easing to southerly 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell.