Wellington

TODAY

AT 12:00 PM

11 °C

WIND: S, 13 knots

Wind

High: 12

Low: 4

Monday

Few Showers

High: 9

Low: 7

Tuesday

Few Showers

High: 10

Low: 7

Today: A few showers, becoming more frequent this afternoon. Southerlies rising to gale in exposed places this evening.

Sunrise: 7:31 AM

Sunset: 5:04 PM

Tides

wellington

high tide: 3:16 PM    1.7m

low tide: 9:32 PM    0.6m

Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

1:23 AM 28 May, 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:

Several fronts embedded in a strong southwesterly flow spread across New Zealand through the weekend. On Monday, a ridge moves onto the country from the Tasman Sea, becoming slow moving on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Warnings:

GALE warning for COOK

Forecast:

Gale warning. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots, changing southerly 20 knots this morning, and rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots this afternoon. Rising to 35 knots gusting 45 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough this evening. Cloudy periods. A few showers in the morning, then poor visibility in showers from afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southerly gradually easing to 25 knots in the evening. Occasional showers. Tuesday: Southerly easing to 15 knots. Cloudy periods, showers clearing later. Wednesday: Southerly easing to 10 knots. Chance morning shower, then mainly fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1.5 metres, rising to 3 metres later today, and to 5 metres for a time Monday,easing to 3 metres Tuesday and 2 metres on Wednesday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 1.5 metres, rising to 4 metres later today, and to 5 metres for a time Monday, easing to 3 metres Tuesday. Northeast half a metre or less.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

1:45 AM 28 May, 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:

Several fronts embedded in a strong southwesterly flow spread across New Zealand through the weekend. On Monday, a ridge moves onto the country from the Tasman Sea, becoming slow moving on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Warnings:

GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Gale warning. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, turning southerly 20 knots this morning, and rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots this afternoon, and to 35 knots gusting 45 knots this evening.Sea becoming very rough in the evening. A few showers in the morning, then poor visibility in showers from afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southerly gradually easing to 25 knots. The odd shower. Tuesday: Southerly easing to 15 knots. Morning cloud, then fine. Wednesday: Southerly easing to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest half a metre. Southwest half a metre, rising to 1 metre today, and to 2.5 metres for a time Monday,easing to half metre or less Wednesday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

1:45 AM 28 May, 2018

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 25 knots, turning southwest 30 knots this morning, and rising to 40 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in showers at times.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 40 knots with very rough sea, easing Tuesday 25 knots and later Wednesday 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

1:34 AM 28 May, 2018

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

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 30 knots, turning southwest 25 knots this morning, rising to 35 knots this afternoon, and to 45 knots this evening. Sea becoming high. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in showers developing this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday afternoon southerly 35 knots with very rough sea, easing early Tuesday southerly 25 knots.Moderate southerly swell, becoming heavy for a time Monday and Tuesday.

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Tides

wellington

high tide: 3:16 PM    1.7m

low tide: 9:32 PM    0.6m