Wellington

TODAY

AT 6:00 PM

16 °C

WIND: N, 05 knots

Fine

High: 17

Low: 10

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 17

Low: 10

Friday

Few Showers

High: 15

Low: 9

Today: Fine. Light winds.

Sunrise: 6:15 AM

Sunset: 6:15 PM

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Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

7:25 AM 20 Sep, 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 low north of the North Island moves northeast and weakens today while a ridge over the South Island pushes onto the lower North Island. Another front moves onto the lower South Island on Thursday. This front moves north Friday, as another low tracks past the north of the North Island. A broad ridge then develops across the country late Friday through Saturday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for COOK

Forecast:

Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Southerly 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon. Sea slight. Mainly fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots but 20 knots in the south developing in the morning. Fine, evening cloud. Friday: Easing to northerly 10 knots early, changing southerly 20 knots in the afternoon. Showers developing with southerly change. Saturday: Easing to southerly 15 knots early and to variable 5 knots late. Showers clearing early, then fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Everywhere: Southerly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, and to half a metre Thursday,then rising to 1 metre again Saturday.East of Cape Palliser:Northeast half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre Thursday and to 1.5 metres for a time late Friday through early Saturday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

7:25 AM 20 Sep, 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 low north of the North Island moves northeast and weakens today while a ridge over the South Island pushes onto the lower North Island. Another front moves onto the lower South Island on Thursday. This front moves north Friday, as another low tracks past the north of the North Island. A broad ridge then develops across the country late Friday through Saturday.

Warnings:

NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Wednesday: Southeast 10 knots, turning southwest 10 knots late this morning, and easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Rising to northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Fine, evening cloud. Friday: Easing to northwest 10 knots early, changing southerly 20 knots in the afternoon. A few showers with southerly change. Saturday: Easing to southerly 15 knots early and to variable 5 knots late.Mainly fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre again for a time Friday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

7:04 AM 20 Sep, 2018

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots south of Honeycomb Rock for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea becoming rough in the south for a time. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, easing early Friday variable 10 knots. Developing Friday afternoon southwest 20 knots, easing Saturday afternoon variable 10 knots. Northeast swell becoming moderate Friday, easing Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

7:04 AM 20 Sep, 2018

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

Forecast:

Southeast 20 knots, becoming variable 10 knots this morning. Moderate sea,easing. Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Thursday afternoon northerly 20 knots, easing early Friday variable 10 knots. Developing Friday afternoon southerly 25 knots, rising for a time late Friday through early Saturday 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing later Saturday variable 10 knots.

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