Wellington

TODAY

AT 7:00 AM

9 °C

WIND: S, 32 knots

Wind

High: 11

Low: 6

Thursday

Few Showers

High: 17

Low: 6

Friday

Partly Cloudy

High: 13

Low: 8

Today: Rain, possibly thundery with hail, easing to showers this morning, then clearing afternoon. Cold southerly gale dying out evening.

Sunrise: 6:20 AM

Sunset: 7:52 PM

Tides

wellington

high tide: 12:59 PM    1.8m

low tide: 7:15 PM    0.5m

Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

11:55 PM 23 Oct, 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 low over central New Zealand moves away to the east this morning, leaving a southwest flow over the country. A front reaches the lower South Island later tonight, then moves quickly across the country during Thursday, followed by a ridge of high pressure Friday.Another front moves onto the south of the South Island later Saturday.

Warnings:

STORM warning for COOK

Forecast:

Gale warning. Wednesday: Southerly 45 knots gusting 55 knots, easing to 35 knots gusting 45 knots by midday. Easing to 20 knots this afternoon and dying out late evening.Northerly 10 knots developing at night. High sea, easing by midday. Poor visibility in showers,possibly thundery, clearing in the afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly rising to 25 knots early, changing southerly 15 knots in the afternoon, then dying out at night. Cloudy periods and a few showers. Friday: Northwest 15 knots developing early. Changing southerly 20 knots late morning, easing to 15 knots later. Mainly fine. Saturday: Southerly dying out early. Northwest 25 knots developing later. Fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: For the South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly around 1 metre, rising to 2.5 metres this morning, then easing to 1.5 metres Thursday. Southerly rising to 3.5 metres late Friday and easing to 2 metres later Saturday. For Castlepoint: Southerly around 1 metre rising to 3.5 metres this afternoon, then easing to 1.5 metres Thursday. Southerly rising to 3.5 metres late Friday and easing to 2 metres Saturday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

11:50 PM 23 Oct, 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 low over central New Zealand moves away to the east this morning, leaving a southwest flow over the country. A front reaches the lower South Island later tonight, then moves quickly across the country during Thursday, followed by a ridge of high pressure Friday.Another front moves onto the south of the South Island later Saturday.

Warnings:

STORM warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Gale warning. Wednesday: Southerly 45 knots gusting 55 knots, easing to 30 knots gusting 40 knots by midday and to 20 knots this afternoon, then dying out in the evening.Northerly 10 knots developing at night. High sea easing late morning.Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Sunday: Thursday: Northerly rising to 30 knots early. Changing southerly 25 knots in the afternoon. Easing to variable 5 knots at night. Cloudy periods and a few showers. Friday: Northwest 15 knots developing early. Changing southerly 20 knots later. Mainly fine. Saturday: Southerly dying out early. Northwest 20 knots developing later. Fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre this morning and to half a metre or less tonight. Rising to 1 metre for a time again late Thursday and early Friday. Southwest 1 metre developing this morning, dying out later Thursday, re-developing for a time late Friday into early Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

11:50 PM 23 Oct, 2019

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 35 knots. Changing southerly 50 knots this morning, easing to 40 knots by midday and to southwest 25 knots but northerly 20 knots west of Honeycomb Rock this evening. Sea becoming high for a time. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres. Fair visibility in showers, possibly thundery this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday morning northwest 30 knots but 40 knots in the north with very rough sea. Changing Thursday afternoon southerly 35 knots. Easing Thursday night 25 knots. Southwest rising to Friday for a time 35 knots. Southwest easing to early Saturday variable 10 knots. Developing later Saturday northwest 25 knots.Moderate southerly swell.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

11:35 PM 23 Oct, 2019

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

Forecast:

*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 35 knots. Changing southerly 50 knots early morning, then easing to 35 knots early afternoon and to 25 knots late afternoon. Northerly 20 knots developing late evening. Sea becoming high for a time. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres.Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising early Thursday 30 knots. Changing Thursday afternoon southerly 30 knots, easing late Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing early Friday northwest 20 knots. Changing later Friday southerly 25 knots, easing late Friday 15 knots and Friday night variable 10 knots.Developing Saturday northerly 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southerly swell.

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Tides

wellington

high tide: 12:59 PM    1.8m

low tide: 7:15 PM    0.5m