Wellington

TODAY

AT 9:00 AM

17 °C

WIND: NNE, 12 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 19

Low: 14

Saturday

Wind

High: 18

Low: 13

Sunday

Few Showers

High: 17

Low: 14

Today: Fine, then evening cloud. Northerlies strengthening.

Sunrise: 7:01 AM

Sunset: 5:36 PM

Tides

wellington

high tide: 10:36 AM    1.6m

low tide: 4:46 PM    0.7m

high tide: 11:01 PM    1.7m

Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

9:43 PM 26 Apr, 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 front over the South Island weakens today, while a ridge lies over the North Island. Another front moves onto the South Island late Friday and then onto the North Island late Saturday.A third front moves up the South Island on Sunday and the North Island Monday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for COOK

Forecast:

Friday: Northerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning. Northerly rising to 20 knots gusting 30 knots about the south coast this afternoon, and elsewhere this evening. Sea moderate at times. Fine weather.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly rising to 30 knots by late afternoon. Cloudy with patchy drizzle. Late rain. Sunday: Becoming northwest 15 knots early, rising to 25 knots later. Rain clearing in the morning, then fine. Monday: Northerly rising to 35 knots early, then easing to 20 knots. Changing southerly 25 knots late. Morning rain, then isolated showers.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Monday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly half a metre, rising to 1. 5 metres for a time today. For Castlepoint: Northeast 1 metre. Southerly 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres for a time today, then easing to half a metre or less Saturday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

9:51 PM 26 Apr, 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 front over the South Island weakens today, while a ridge lies over the North Island. Another front moves onto the South Island late Friday and then onto the North Island late Saturday.A third front moves up the South Island on Sunday and the North Island Monday.

Warnings:

NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Friday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time this morning and again late this evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time this morning and again late evening. Mainly fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly gradually rising to 30 knots by late afternoon. Cloudy with patchy drizzle. Late rain. Sunday: Becoming northwest 15 knots early, rising to 25 knots later. Rain clearing in the morning, then fine. Monday: Northerly rising to 35 knots early, then easing to 20 knots. Changing southerly 25 knots late. Morning rain, then isolated showers.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest half a metre developing this morning, rising to 1 metre late Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

9:54 PM 26 Apr, 2019

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

Northwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots north of Cape Palliser this afternoon. Becoming northerly 20 knots but 30 knots in the south this evening. Sea becoming rough in the south. Northeast swell 1 metre. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Saturday morning northwest 25 knots but 40 knots in the south. Easing early Sunday 20 knots everywhere. Rising late Sunday northwest 25 knots but 40 knots in the south again. Easing Monday northwest 25 knots everywhere, then changing late Monday southwest 30 knots. Sea very rough in the south at times. Moderate southwest swell easing Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

9:47 PM 26 Apr, 2019

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

Forecast:

Northerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots for a time this morning and early afternoon. Sea rough at times.Southerly swell rising to 1 metre.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Saturday morning northwest 40 knots. Easing early Sunday 15 knots. Rising late Sunday 30 knots and early Monday 40 knots for a time. Changing late Monday southerly 30 knots. Sea very rough at times.

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Tides

wellington

high tide: 10:36 AM    1.6m

low tide: 4:46 PM    0.7m

high tide: 11:01 PM    1.7m