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13°C

Wind:
ENE, 09 knots
Sunrise:
Sunset:
22°C15°C

Increasing high cloud. Northeasterlies becoming fresh this evening.

25°C11°C

High cloud. A few showers in the afternoon and evening, possibly heavy. Northerlies turning southwesterly in the afternoon.

19°C12°C

Morning low cloud clearing. Partly cloudy from afternoon. Light winds, then northeasterlies from afternoon.

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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:

Strong northwesterlies develop over most of the country today, ahead of a trough which moves across New Zealand on Sunday and Monday. Another frontal system moves over the country on Tuesday.

Warnings:

Gale warning for Conway

Forecasts:

Saturday: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time in the morning. Northeast rising to 15 knots in the afternoon and to 20 knots late evening. Sea becoming moderate late evening. Mostly cloudy. Northeast swell half to 1 metre.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northeast 20 knots, changing northwest 15 knots in the afternoon then southwest 10 knots in the evening. Fine with high cloud. Late showers, possibly heavy. Northeast swell 1 metre. Monday: Becoming northeast 10 knots in the morning. Becoming fine. Northeast swell easing to 0.5 metres. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots in the morning, changing southwest 10 knots later. High cloud. Late rain. Northeast swell rising to 1.5 metres for a time.

Swell:

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Rangitata

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Rangitata

Forecast:

Saturday : Northeast 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots for a time in the morning. Northeast rising to 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Long period southwest swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Fog developing offshore late evening.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northerly 25 knots easing to northwest 15 knots in the morning, changing southerly 20 knots in the afternoon, easing to variable 10 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Monday: Northeast 15 knots developing in the morning. Tuesday: Northerly rising to 25 knots, then changing southerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots later. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Chatham Islands

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Chatham Islands

Forecast:

Saturday : Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 4 metres, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Monday: Northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Tuesday: Northerly rising to 30 knots. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell.

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Conway

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Conway

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Saturday : Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots north of Kaikoura in the morning. Northerly rising to 25 knots but 35 knots in the north in the evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Long period southwest swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northerly 20 knots, but 35 knots in the north. Easing to variable 10 knots in the south at night. Sea very rough in the north. Monday: Becoming variable 10 knots everywhere early. Northeast 15 knots developing late, but 25 knots in the north. Sea becoming rough in the north. Tuesday: Northeast 20 knots but 30 knots in the north, rising to 40 knots in the north in the morning. Changing southwest 25 knots everywhere in the evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time.