NZ Marine Forecast


 
regionAuckland

Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014 by MetService

Wind warning Nil

Situation:
A northwest flow develops today, then dies out on Saturday as a weakening front crosses the area, followed by a ridge. A northerly flow develops during Sunday as an active trough approaches, moving onto the area on Monday.

Forecast issued at 1057hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, and the Hauraki Gulf:
Thursday:
Northwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon.
Sea slight.
Poor visibility in rain developing this afternoon, easing this evening.
Friday:
Northwest 15 knots.
Sea slight.
Fair visibility in drizzle at times.
For Bream Head to Cape Colville:
Thursday:
Northwest 10 knots.
Sea slight.
Fair visibility in a few showers developing this afternoon.
Friday:
Northwest 10 knots.
Sea slight.
Often cloudy, chance drizzle.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Changing southwest 15 knots in the morning, easing to variable 5 knots
in the afternoon. Morning showers then fine.
Sunday: Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots in the east developing late. Cloud
increasing, late showers.
Monday: Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots in the east. Rain then late showers.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
East Coast: Easterly half a metre or less, dying out Friday. Northwest 1 metre
developing for a time Monday.
West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres rising to 2.5 metres late Saturday, easing to 2
metres Sunday then rising to 3 metres Monday. Northwest swell 2 metres dying out
Friday, then northwest 1 metre re-developing for a time Sunday.

High tide at Auckland:
Thursday 1449 3.1 metres.
Friday 0326 3.2 metres.
High tide at Onehunga:
Thursday 1824 3.6 metres.
Friday 0654 3.8 metres.


regionChristchurch
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014 by MetService

GALE warning for CONWAY for tomorrow

Situation:
A narrow ridge affects the area today. A northerly flow develops on Friday ahead of a front which is expected to cross the area Friday evening, followed by a brief southerly flow. A northerly flow returns to the region on Sunday as an active trough moves onto the South Island.

Forecast issued at 1103hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Strong Wind Advisory.
Thursday:
Southwest 10 knots, becoming northeast 10 knots this afternoon.
Sea slight.
Fine, low cloud developing this evening.
Friday:
Northeast rising to 15 knots in the morning, turning northwest 20
knots in the afternoon, changing southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots
early evening, then easing to 10 knots at night.
Sea becoming rough for a time in the evening.
Fair visibility in a few evening showers.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Becoming northwest 10 knots in the morning, easing to
variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Fine.
Sunday: Tending northeast 15 knots early. Cloud increasing, late rain.
Monday: Becoming southerly 20 knots late. Rain, heavy falls possible.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
Easterly half a metre tending northeast Saturday, rising to easterly
1.5 metres Monday.

High tide at Lyttelton:
Thursday 1203 2.4 metres.
Friday 0032 2.4 metres.


regionCoromandel
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014 by MetService

NIL warning for PLENTY

Situation:
A northwest flow develops today, then dies out on Saturday as a weakening front crosses the area, followed by a ridge. A northerly flow develops during Sunday as an active trough approaches, moving onto the area on Monday.

Forecast issued at 1058hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
Thursday:
Northwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this evening.
Sea slight.
Fair visibility in afternoon showers.
Friday:
Northwest 15 knots.
Sea slight.
Cloudy periods.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Changing southwest 15 knots in the morning, easing to variable 5 knots
in the afternoon. Morning showers then fine.
Sunday: Northerly 20 knots developing late. Cloud increasing, late showers.
Monday: Northerly 20 knots. Rain then late showers.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
Easterly half a metre or less, dying out Friday. Northerly 1.5 metres developing
for a time Monday.

High tide at Tauranga:
Thursday 1436 1.8 metres.
Friday 0311 1.9 metres.


regionKapiti
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014 by MetService

GALE warning for COOK for tomorrow
NIL warning for STEPHENS

Situation:
A northerly flow persists over the region until Friday night when a front crosses the area, followed by a brief southerly change. A northerly flow returns to the region later on Saturday ahead of an active trough, which moves onto the North Island on Monday.

Forecast issued at 1102hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday:
Northerly 15 knots.
Sea slight.
Fair visibility in a few showers.
Friday:
Northerly 15 knots rising to northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots in
the morning, changing southerly 15 knots at night.
Sea becoming rough in the morning, easing in the evening.
Poor visibility in occasional rain, possibly thundery, clearing at
night.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southerly 15 knots dying out early morning. Fine.
Sunday: Northerly 20 knots developing early, tending northeast late.
Cloud increasing.
Monday: Northeast 20 knots, easing late. Rain, clearing late.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
Northwest half a metre, rising to 1 metre late Friday, easing to half
a metre or less Saturday. Northwest 1 metre developing for a time
Monday.

High tide at Plimmerton:
Thursday 1734 1.4 metres.
Friday 0605 1.5 metres.


regionMana
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014 by MetService

GALE warning for COOK for tomorrow
NIL warning for STEPHENS

Situation:
A northerly flow persists over the region until Friday night when a front crosses the area, followed by a brief southerly change. A northerly flow returns to the region later on Saturday ahead of an active trough, which moves onto the North Island on Monday.

Forecast issued at 1102hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday:
Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots tonight.
Sea becoming moderate tonight.
Cloudy.
Friday:
Northerly rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning, changing southerly
20 knots at night.
Sea becoming rough in the morning, easing at night.
Poor visibility in occasional rain, clearing at night.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southerly 20 knots dying out early morning. Fine.
Sunday: Northerly 20 knots developing early, rising to 30 knots late. Cloud
increasing, late showers.
Monday: Northerly easing to 15 knots late. Rain, clearing late.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
Northwest half a metre, rising to 1 metre late Friday, easing to half a metre or
less Saturday. Northwest 1 metre developing for a time Monday.

High tide at Plimmerton:
Thursday 1734 1.4 metres.
Friday 0605 1.5 metres.


regionNorthland
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014 by MetService

NIL warning for BRETT

Situation:
A northwest flow develops today, then dies out on Saturday as a weakening front crosses the area, followed by a ridge. A northerly flow develops during Sunday as an active trough approaches, moving onto the area on Monday.

Forecast issued at 1058hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
Thursday:
Northerly 10 knots, turning northwest 10 knots this evening.
Sea slight.
Cloudy periods.
Friday:
Northwest 10 knots.
Sea slight.
Cloudy periods.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Easing to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Showers
developing in the morning.
Sunday: Northwest 20 knots developing late. Cloudy periods, chance
shower.
Monday: Northwest 20 knots. Rain, then late showers.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
Easterly half a metre or less, dying out Friday. Northwest 1 metre
developing for a time Monday.

High tide at Whangarei:
Thursday 1520 2.8 metres.
Friday 0355 2.9 metres.


regionWellington
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014 by MetService

GALE warning for COOK for tomorrow

Situation:
A northerly flow persists over the region until Friday night when a front crosses the area, followed by a brief southerly change. A northerly flow returns to the region later on Saturday ahead of an active trough, which moves onto the North Island on Monday.

Forecast issued at 1101hrs Thursday 24-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday:
Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots tonight.
Sea becoming moderate tonight.
Cloudy.
Friday:
Northerly rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning, changing southerly
20 knots at night.
Sea becoming rough in the morning, easing at night.
Fair visibility in occasional showers.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southerly 20 knots dying out early morning. Northerly 10 knots
developing at night. Becoming fine early.
Sunday: Northerly rising to 30 knots late. Cloud increasing, late showers.
Monday: Northerly easing to 15 knots late. Rain, clearing late.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre, rising to 2
metres late Friday, easing to 1 metre Sunday, tending southeast Monday. For
Castlepoint: Southerly 1 metre, rising to southwest 2 metres Friday then easing
to southerly 1 metre Monday.

High tide at Wellington:
Thursday 1217 1.7 metres.
Friday 0046 1.8 metres.
High tide at Plimmerton:
Thursday 1734 1.4 metres.
Friday 0605 1.5 metres.