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Christchurch

At

7°C

Wind:
SSW, 09 knots
Sunrise:
Sunset:
9°C1°C

Mostly cloudy, with a few showers in the late morning and afternoon, then clearing to fine by evening. Southwesterlies.

12°C-1°C

Areas of morning cloud, and possible frosts, then fine. Southwesterlies, dying out in the afternoon.

14°C4°C

Fine, with morning frosts. Northerlies.

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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 strong southerly flow over New Zealand gradually eases today. A ridge develops over the country on Wednesday, followed by a northwesterly flow on Thursday. A front spreads up the South Island later Thursday into Friday.

Warnings:

Nil for Conway

Forecasts:

Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, turning westerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Partly cloudy, with fair visibility in morning showers. Easterly swell 1 metre easing to half a metre.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, turning northeast 15 knots in the evening. Fine, apart from some morning cloud. Easterly swell half a metre. Thursday: Northerly 15 knots. Fine. Easterly swell half a metre. Friday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to northeast 20 knots from afternoon. High cloud. Easterly swell half a metre.

Swell:

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Rangitata

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Rangitata

Forecast:

Tuesday : Southwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Long period southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in morning showers.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots dying out in the morning. Northwest 15 knots developing in the evening. Moderate southwest swell. Thursday: Northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Friday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Chatham Islands

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Chatham Islands

Forecast:

Tuesday : Southeast 15 knots, becoming southerly 25 knots this morning. Sea becoming rough. Long period southwest swell 3 metres. Northeast swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in visibility in periods of rain, easing this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Wednesday: Rising to southwest 30 knots in the morning, easing to 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Thursday: Southwest 20 knots, becoming northwest 15 knots in the evening. Heavy southwest swell. Friday: Northwest 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell easing.

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Conway

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Conway

Forecast:

Tuesday : Southerly 20 knots but 30 knots north of Kaikoura Peninsula. Becoming southwest 20 knots everywhere this afternoon. Rough sea in the north, easing. Long period southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore. Easterly swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in showers late morning and early afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots dying out in the afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing in the evening. Moderate southwest swell. Thursday: Northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Friday: Northerly rising to 20 knots in the afternoon. Moderate southwest swell easing.