Marine Coastal Forecasts - Rangitata
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Friday : Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots in the morning and to 35 knots offshore in the afternoon. Sea becoming very rough offshore. Long period southerly swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Saturday: Changing southerly 25 knots everywhere early morning, easing to 15 knots in the afternoon then turning northerly 15 knots in the evening. Very rough sea offshore easing. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Moderate northeast swell developing offshore for a time. Sunday: Northerly 15 knots changing southerly 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Monday: Becoming northerly 15 knots early, rising to northwest 25 knots later. Rough sea easing for a time. Moderate southwest swell easing.