Wellington

TODAY

AT 4:00 PM

16 °C

WIND: NNW, 11 knots

Fine

High: 17

Low: 11

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 16

Low: 6

Friday

Fine

High: 17

Low: 12

Today: Cloudy periods. Northerlies.

Sunrise: 6:29 AM

Sunset: 7:45 PM

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Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

9:01 AM 18 Oct, 2018

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 sits over the area until Saturday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for COOK

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: About the south coast: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 10 knots this morning. Brief southerly change 10 knots late morning. Northerly rising to 15 knots this afternoon, and to 20 knots this evening. About the harbour: Northerly 20 knots, easing to 10 knots this morning. Brief southerly change 10 knots late morning. Northerly 10 knots developing this afternoon, rising to 15 knots this evening. Rough sea in the south, easing this morning. Cloudy periods, few spots afternoon rain possible.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Changing southerly 20 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Chance morning shower, then fine. Friday: Becoming northerly 15 knots in the morning, rising to 20 knots for a time in the afternoon. Fine. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots. High cloud increasing.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Southerly 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres today, rising to 2.5 metres for a time Friday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

9:18 AM 18 Oct, 2018

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 sits over the area until Saturday.

Warnings:

NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 10 knots this morning. Becoming northwest 10 knots by midday, turning northeast 10 knots this afternoon, rising to 15 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing this morning. Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Changing southerly 20 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Some morning cloud,then increasing fine spells. Friday: Becoming northerly 15 knots in the morning. Fine. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots. High cloud increasing.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest half a metre.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

9:18 AM 18 Oct, 2018

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of Cape Palliser: Northwest 40 knots,changing southwest 20 knots this morning, then becoming northwest 25 knots this evening. In the south: Northwest 20 knots, becoming southwest 15 knots this morning, changing northwest 15 knots this afternoon, then rising to 25 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Very rough sea in the north, easing. Southwest swell 3 metres, but 2 metres in the south, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Thursday morning southwest 25 knots everywhere with rough sea, easing Thursday evening variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing for a time Thursday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

8:59 AM 18 Oct, 2018

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 northwest 15 knots this morning, and to variable 10 knots for a time late morning. Rising to northwest 25 knots for a time this afternoon and early evening. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell 2 metres at times.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Thursday morning southerly 25 knots, easing Thursday evening variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northerly 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southerly swell at times.

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