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Wind:
NNW, 17 knots
Sunrise:
Sunset:
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Cloudy with showers, clearing this evening. Strong northerlies, gusting 110kmh in exposed places.

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Fine with northerlies.

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Fine with light northerlies at first. Rain developing in the afternoon with a southeast change.

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Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Wellington

Area Description:

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

Situation:

The northerly flow over the country strengthens today, ahead of a complex trough approaching from the Tasman Sea. The trough moves over the country during today and early Sunday, followed by a southwest flow and brief ridge. Another complex trough in the Tasman Sea moves onto central New Zealand from late Monday.

Warnings:

Gale warning for Cook

Forecasts:

Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Northerly 25 gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 45 knots this morning, easing to 20 knots late evening. Rough sea easing late evening. Poor visibility in a period of rain late morning and afternoon. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay, and Castlepoint - Southerly swell easing to half a metre.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly 15 knots, dying out for a time in the morning and afternoon. Mainly fine. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay, and Castlepoint - Southerly swell half a metre. Monday: Northerly 15 knots. Changing southerly 20 knots in the afternoon. Cloud increasing and occasional rain developing. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay, and Castlepoint - Southerly swell rising to a metre. Tuesday: Southeast 15 knots, turning northerly 15 knots later. Occasional rain. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay - Southerly swell rising to 1.5 metres for a time. For Castlepoint - Southerly swell rising to 1.5 metres.

Swell:

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Mana

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Mana

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation:

The northerly flow over the country strengthens today, ahead of a complex trough approaching from the Tasman Sea. The trough moves over the country during today and early Sunday, followed by a southwest flow and brief ridge. Another complex trough in the Tasman Sea moves onto central New Zealand from late Monday.

Warnings:

Gale warnings for Cook and Stephens

Forecasts:

Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots this morning, easing to northwest 20 knots late evening. Rough sea easing late evening. Poor visibility in a period of rain late morning and afternoon. Northwest swell rising to 1 metre.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northwest 20 knots. Morning cloud then fine. Northwest swell rising to 1.5 metres for a time. Monday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southeast 15 knots in the afternoon. Becoming cloudy and occasional rain developing. Northwest swell easing to half a metre. Tuesday: Southeast 15 knots, turning northerly 15 knots later. Occasional rain. Northwest swell half a metre or less.

Swell:

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Castlepoint

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Castlepoint

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Saturday : Northwest 35 knots but 15 knots north of Cape Palliser, rising to 25 knots in the north this afternoon. Very rough sea in the south. Southwest swell 2 metres, period 11 seconds, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in periods of rain, clearing by evening.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northwest 30 knots, easing to variable 10 knots in the south for a time. Sea rough. Monday: Northwest 20 knots, turning southeast 15 knots in the afternoon. Tuesday: Turning northeast 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell developing.

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Cook

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Cook

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Saturday : Northerly 35 knots, easing to northwest 25 knots late evening. Very rough sea easing. Southerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, clearing this evening.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northerly 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots in the south for a time in the morning. Monday: Changing southerly 20 knots. Tuesday: Southeast 20 knots, turning northerly 15 knots.