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Sunrise:
Sunset:
19°C15°C

Fine apart from some evening cloud. Northerlies.

18°C12°C

A few showers, becoming frequent and heavier in the afternoon, then clearing in the evening. Strong northwesterlies, gale in exposed places, gusting 90 km/h.

15°C7°C

Fine spells at first. Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery, developing as strong northerlies change gale southerly in the afternoon.

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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:

A series of fronts are affecting the upper North Island. Another front approaches from the southwest later today and moves up across the country on Thursday, followed by a strong southwest flow through Saturday.

Warnings:

Nil for Cook

Forecasts:

Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Evening cloud. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay, and Castlepoint - Southerly swell 1 metre, easing to half a metre.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, quickly rising to northwest 25 knots early morning. A few showers. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay, and Castlepoint - Southerly swell half a metre. Friday: Northwest rising to 30 knots, then changing southwest 20 knots late. Periods of rain. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay, and Castlepoint - Southerly swell rising to 1.5 metres. Saturday: Southwest 20 knots becoming northerly 20 knots. Showers. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay, and Castlepoint - Southerly swell rising to 3 metres.

Swell:

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Mana

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Mana

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation:

A series of fronts are affecting the upper North Island. Another front approaches from the southwest later today and moves up across the country on Thursday, followed by a strong southwest flow through Saturday.

Warnings:

Nils for Cook and Stephens

Forecasts:

Wednesday: Westerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this morning. Northerly 10 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Fine. Evening cloud. Northwest swell half a metre.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 10 knots, quickly rising to northwest 25 knots in the morning. Periods of rain developing in the afternoon. Northwest swell rising to 1 metre. Friday: Northwest rising to 30 knots, then changing southwest 20 knots late. Periods of rain. Westerly swell rising to 2.5 metres. Saturday: Southwest 20 knots becoming westerly 25 knots later. Cloudy periods and a few showers. Westerly swell rising to 3 metres.

Swell:

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Castlepoint

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Castlepoint

Forecast:

Wednesday : Northwest 30 knots, but southwest 15 knots south of Cape Palliser, easing to variable 10 knots everywhere this morning. Northerly 15 knots but 25 knots in the south developing in the afternoon. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell 1 metre. Easterly swell 1 metre at times.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Thursday: Rising to northwest 20 knots but 30 knots in the south early morning. Rough sea in the south. Friday: Rising to northwest 35 knots everywhere, then changing southwest 30 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell developing. Saturday: Southwest 30 knots becoming northwest 30 knots for a time. Sea rough. Moderate southwest swell.

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Cook

Marine Coastal Forecasts - Cook

Forecast:

Wednesday : Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots before dawn. Northerly 15 knots developing this afternoon, rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell 1 metre dying out.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Thursday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 30 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Friday: Northwest rising to 40 knots, then easing to 25 knots. Changing southerly 30 knots late. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Moderate southerly swell developing. Saturday: Northerly 25 knots developing. Sea rough. Moderate southerly swell.