Wellington

TODAY

AT 7:00 AM

19 °C

WIND: N, 19 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 22

Low: 17

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 23

Low: 18

Friday

Wind

High: 23

Low: 15

Today: Morning cloud breaking, then fine spells increasing. Strong northerlies gradually easing.

Sunrise: 6:49 AM

Sunset: 8:20 PM

Tides

wellington

high tide: 5:50 AM    1.9m

low tide: 12:11 PM    0.5m

high tide: 6:25 PM    1.7m

Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

11:00 PM 20 Feb, 2019

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

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

Situation:

A ridge of high pressure lies over the North Island, while a front over the lower South Island gradually weakens today. Another front moves north over the South Island on Friday, while a complex trough moves over the upper North Island on Friday and Saturday. Another front spreads north up the South Island on Saturday.

Warnings:

GALE warning for COOK

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots, but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast. Gradually easing to northerly 15 knots, but 20 knots in the south this evening. Rough sea in the south, easing this evening. Cloudy periods, with afternoon fine spells.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time. Partly cloudy. Friday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots for a time. Rain developing towards evening. Saturday: Changing southerly 25 knots early, easing to 15 knots later. Periods of rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly half a metre. For Castlepoint: Southerly 1 metre, easing to half a metre today. Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre today and to 1 metre Saturday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

10:57 PM 20 Feb, 2019

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation:

A ridge of high pressure lies over the North Island, while a front over the lower South Island gradually weakens today. Another front moves north over the South Island on Friday, while a complex trough moves over the upper North Island on Friday and Saturday. Another front spreads north up the South Island on Saturday.

Warnings:

GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time this morning. Easing to northerly 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time this morning. Cloudy periods, with patchy morning drizzle.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Friday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots for a time. Scattered rain. Saturday: Changing southerly 20 knots early, easing to 15 knots later. Periods of rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest half a metre or less.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

10:51 PM 20 Feb, 2019

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of Cape Palliser: Northwest 25 knots, easing to northerly 15 knots this afternoon. In the south: Northwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots this afternoon. Very rough sea in the south, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre at times.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Thursday northerly 20 knots, changing Saturday southeast 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southerly swell developing Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

11:00 PM 20 Feb, 2019

Westport
Farewell Spit
Kahurangi Point
Stephens Is.
Abel
Kapiti Is.
Cook
Cape Palliser
Grey
Cape Campbell
Jackson Head
Conway

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 40 knots, easing to 25 knots this evening.Very rough sea, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots with rough sea, changing Saturday southerly 20 knots. Moderate southerly swell developing Saturday.

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Tides

wellington

high tide: 5:50 AM    1.9m

low tide: 12:11 PM    0.5m

high tide: 6:25 PM    1.7m