Wellington

TODAY

AT 7:00 PM

18 °C

WIND: N, 26 knots

Cloud

High: 19

Low: 16

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 21

Low: 16

Friday

Partly Cloudy

High: 21

Low: 15

Today: Mostly cloudy. Fresh northerlies.

Sunrise: 6:12 AM

Sunset: 8:52 PM

Tides

wellington

high tide: 3:49 PM    1.6m

low tide: 9:57 PM    0.6m

Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

10:48 AM 23 Jan, 2020

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 affects most of the country until later today when a front moves onto Fiordland. The front weakens as it moves up the South Island during Thursday, moving across the North Island Friday as a weak feature. Another front moves onto the lower South Island late Friday, then moves up the South Island Saturday and becomes slow moving over central New Zealand by the end of the day.

Warnings:

NIL warning for COOK

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots but 20 knots about the south coast, rising to 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast this afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the south this afternoon. Morning low cloud then fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 25 knots, easing to 20 knots in the evening. Cloudy at times. Friday: Northerly 20 knots, easing 10 knots for a time in the morning. Morning cloud, then fine. Saturday: Northerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots for a time. Cloudy periods.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: For the South Coast and Palliser Bay: South to southeast half a metre or less. For Castlepoint: Easterly 2 metres easing to 1.5 metres Thursday morning,to 1 metre Friday and to half a metre Saturday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

10:48 AM 23 Jan, 2020

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 affects most of the country until later today when a front moves onto Fiordland. The front weakens as it moves up the South Island during Thursday, moving across the North Island Friday as a weak feature. Another front moves onto the lower South Island late Friday, then moves up the South Island Saturday and becomes slow moving over central New Zealand by the end of the day.

Warnings:

NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this morning, and to 20 knots this afternoon.Sea becoming moderate this afternoon. Morning low cloud then fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 25 knots, easing to 20 knots in the evening. Cloudy. Friday: Northerly easing to 15 knots early. Morning cloud and light rain, then fine. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time. Cloudy periods.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest about half a metre developing early Thursday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

10:50 AM 23 Jan, 2020

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

Northeast 15 knots becoming northwest 15 knots but northerly 30 knots south of Cape Palliser this afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the south.Easterly swell 2 metres, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Thursday northwest 20 knots everywhere. Easing midday Friday variable 10 knots. Developing late Friday northerly 15 knots. Moderate easterly swell easing early Thursday morning.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

10:49 AM 23 Jan, 2020

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

Forecast:

Northerly 20 knots, rising to 30 knots early this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Areas of fog about Marlborough Sounds, clearing this morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 30 knots, easing Thursday evening 20 knots and early Friday 10 knots, rising Friday evening 25 knots. Sea rough at times.

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Tides

wellington

high tide: 3:49 PM    1.6m

low tide: 9:57 PM    0.6m