Wellington

TODAY

AT 12:00 PM

11 °C

WIND: S, 22 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 10

Low: 6

Wednesday

Partly Cloudy

High: 11

Low: 6

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 12

Low: 9

Today: Cloudy periods and a chance shower. Fresh southerlies, easing this evening.

Sunrise: 7:45 AM

Sunset: 4:59 PM

Tides

wellington

high tide: 5:50 PM    1.7m

Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

1:22 AM 19 Jun, 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:

An unsettled southwest flow lies over New Zealand as a high rapidly builds over the country during today, persisting through Wednesday. The high then moves slowly eastward on Thursday, allowing a northerly flow to develop ahead of an active front that approaches New Zealand from the Tasman Sea. This front crosses the country on Friday followed by a trough affecting the far south late Friday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for COOK

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast this morning. Easing to southerly 15 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming rough in the south this morning, easing evening. Mostly fine, but chance light shower from afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easing to variable 5 knots early morning. Northerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Morning cloud, then fine. Thursday: Northerly rising to 25 knots. Mainly fine. Friday: Changing northwest 20 knots. A period of rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: For the South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 2 metres, rising to 3.5 metres early this morning. Easing to 2.5 metres this evening, and to 1.5 metres late Wednesday,and to half a metre late Thursday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 2.5 metres, rising to 4 metres early this morning. Easing to 2.5 metres this evening, rising to 1.5 metres late Wednesday, and to 1 metre Thursday.Northeast half a metre developing Thursday,rising to 1 metre for a time Friday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

1:22 AM 19 Jun, 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:

An unsettled southwest flow lies over New Zealand as a high rapidly builds over the country during today, persisting through Wednesday. The high then moves slowly eastward on Thursday, allowing a northerly flow to develop ahead of an active front that approaches New Zealand from the Tasman Sea. This front crosses the country on Friday followed by a trough affecting the far south late Friday.

Warnings:

NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, rising to southerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea becoming rough for a time this afternoon and evening. Mostly fine, chance light shower from afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easing to variable 5 knots early morning. Northerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Morning cloud, then fine. Thursday: Northerly rising to 25 knots. Mainly fine. Friday: Changing northwest 20 knots. A period of rain.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less this morning, then rising to 1. 5 metres late Thursday. Southwest 1 metre developing this morning, dying out Wednesday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

1:05 AM 19 Jun, 2019

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 40 knots, easing to 30 knots this morning, and to 20 knots this evening. Sea very rough easing. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning variable 10 knots. Developing overnight Wednesday northerly 20 knots, rising overnight Thursday 30 knots with rough sea, easing late Friday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southerly swell easing Wednesday. Moderate northeast swell developing Friday for a time.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

1:24 AM 19 Jun, 2019

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

Forecast:

Southerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots for a time this afternoon and evening.Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday evening northerly 20 knots, rising late Thursday 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Friday northwest 25 knots. Moderate southerly swell easing Wednesday.

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Tides

wellington

high tide: 5:50 PM    1.7m