NZ Marine Forecast


 
regionAuckland

Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014 by MetService

Strong wind advisory in force for Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
Wind warning Nil

Situation:
A broad trough moves over the area today from the west, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads onto New Zealand from the west, then drifts slowly northwards to lie over the far north late Wednesday, directing a north to northwest flow over the remainder of the country.

Forecast issued at 1038hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Sunday for Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
For Manukau and Waitemata Harbours:
Sunday:
Northwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this afternoon then turning westerly this
evening.
Moderate sea, easing this afternoon.
Poor visibility in showers, with thunderstorms possible, easing
for a time this afternoon.
Monday:
Westerly 15 knots becoming southwest 20 knots early morning, easing to 15 knots
in the afternoon.
Sea becoming moderate in the morning, easing in the afternoon.
Fair visibility in showers, becoming isolated in the afternoon.
For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville:
Sunday:
Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots early this afternoon,
then easing to 15 knots this evening.
Sea becoming rough for a time this afternoon.
Poor visibility in heavy showers, with thunderstorms possible, easing for a time
this afternoon.
Monday:
Northwest 15 knots becoming westerly 15 knots early morning and southwest 20
knots late morning, then easing to southwest 15 knots in the evening.
Sea becoming moderate late morning, easing in the evening.
Fair visibility in showers becoming isolated in the afternoon.

Outlook until midnight Thursday:
Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots in the evening. Mainly fine.
Wednesday: Southerly 10 knots, dying away at night. Mainly fine.
Thursday: Westerly 10 knots developing in the morning, dying out at night.Mainly
fine.

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday:
East Coast: Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, easing to half a metre
Thursday.
West Coast: Southwest 3 metres, easing to 2 metres Tuesday.

High tide at Auckland:
Sunday 1102 3.2 metres.
Sunday 2332 3.3 metres.
High tide at Onehunga:
Sunday 1408 3.8 metres.
Monday 0234 3.9 metres.


regionChristchurch
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014 by MetService

NIL warning for CONWAY

Situation:
A deep low weakens and moves slowly eastward over the far south today, while a broad trough moves over from the west, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads across from the west, then drifts slowly northwards Wednesday, directing a northerly flow over the region.

Forecast issued at 1102hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Sunday for Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Sunday:
Variable 5 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing this afternoon,
turning southwest tonight.
Sea slight.
Mainly fine.
Monday:
Southwest 15 knots, becoming variable 5 knots in the morning.
Northeast 10 knots developing for a time in the afternoon.
Sea slight.
Cloudy periods.

Outlook until midnight Thursday:
Tuesday: Becoming northeast 10 knots in the morning. Patchy rain or
drizzle.
Wednesday: Northeast rising to 15 knots early, dying out in the
evening. Early drizzle, late rain.
Thursday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Periods of rain.

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday:
Northeast 2.5 metres, easing to 2 metres today, easing to 1 metre
Monday.

High tide at Lyttelton:
Sunday 2048 2.4 metres.
Monday 0917 2.3 metres.


regionCoromandel
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Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014 by MetService

NIL warning for PLENTY

Situation:
A broad trough moves over the area today from the west, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads onto New Zealand from the west, then drifts slowly northwards to lie over the far north late Wednesday, directing a north to northwest flow over the remainder of the country.

Forecast issued at 1040hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Sunday for Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
Strong wind advisory.
Sunday:
Northwest 15 knots but 20 knots north of Slipper Island, rising to 25 knots
gusting 35 knots everywhere this afternoon, then easing to 15 knots early
evening.
Sea becoming rough for a time afternoon.
Poor visibility in heavy showers developing this afternoon, with thunderstorms
possible, clearing this evening.
Monday:
Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 15 knots in the morning, then rising to
20 knots in the south for a time in the afternoon and evening.
Sea becoming rough in the south for a time in the afternoon and evening.
Fair visibility in morning showers, then mainly fine.

Outlook until midnight Thursday:
Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots, becoming southerly 10 knots at night. Mainly fine.
Wednesday: Variable 5 knots, but southwest 10 knots during the afternoon.Mainly
fine.
Thursday: Westerly 15 knots developing. Mainly fine.

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday:
Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, easing to half a metre Thursday.

High tide at Tauranga:
Sunday 2323 1.9 metres.
Monday 1141 1.8 metres.


regionKapiti
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Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014 by MetService

GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Situation:
A broad trough moves across the area from the west today, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads over the region from the west, then drifts slowly northwards Wednesday, directing a north to northwest flow over the area.

Forecast issued at 1048hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Sunday for Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Strong wind advisory.
Sunday:
Northerly 20 knots, rising to northwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots
this afternoon, then easing to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this evening.
Sea becoming rough this afternoon.
Poor visibility in showers, with thunderstorms possible this
afternoon,easing this evening.
Monday:
Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to westerly 20 knots in
the morning and to southwest 15 knots in the evening.
Rough sea easing in the morning.
Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in morning showers.

Outlook until midnight Thursday:
Tuesday: Southerly 10 knots dying out. Mainly fine, odd afternoon
shower.
Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots developing. Cloudy periods increasing.
Thursday: Northwest 15 knots. Mostly cloudy, a few showers.

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday:
Northwest half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, rising to 2
metres for a time Monday, easing to 1 metre on Tuesday.

High tide at Plimmerton:
Sunday 1306 1.5 metres.
Monday 0131 1.5 metres.


regionMana
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014 by MetService

GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Situation:
A broad trough moves across the area from the west today, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads over the region from the west, then drifts slowly northwards Wednesday, directing a north to northwest flow over the area.

Forecast issued at 1048hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Sunday for Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.
Strong wind advisory.
Sunday:
Northerly 20 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots this afternoon, easing
to 25 knots gusting 35 knots tonight.
Sea becoming rough this afternoon.
Poor visibility in heavy showers, with thunderstorms possible this afternoon,
easing this evening.
Monday:
Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to westerly 20 knots in the morning,
then westerly 10 knots in the afternoon and turning southwest 10 knots in the
evening.
Rough sea easing in the morning.
Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few morning showers.

Outlook until midnight Thursday:
Tuesday: Southerly 10 knots dying out. Mainly fine, odd afternoon shower.
Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots developing. Cloudy periods increasing.
Thursday: Northwest easing to 15 knots early, rising to 25 knots late. Mostly
cloudy, a few showers.

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday:
Northwest half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, rising to 2 metres for a
time Monday, easing to 1 metre on Tuesday.

High tide at Plimmerton:
Sunday 1306 1.5 metres.
Monday 0131 1.5 metres.


regionNorthland
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014 by MetService

NIL warning for BRETT

Situation:
A broad trough moves over the area today from the west, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads onto New Zealand from the west, then drifts slowly northwards to lie over the far north late Wednesday, directing a north to northwest flow over the remainder of the country.

Forecast issued at 1040hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Sunday for The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
Strong wind advisory.
Sunday:
Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, becoming westerly 15 knots this
afternoon.
Rough sea easing this afternoon.
Poor visibility in heavy showers, with thunderstorms possible, easing
for a time this afternoon.
Monday:
Westerly 15 knots turning southwest in the morning.
Sea slight.
Fair visibility in showers, becoming isolated in the afternoon.

Outlook until midnight Thursday:
Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots at night. Mainly fine.
Wednesday: Southerly 10 knots, dying away at night. Mainly fine.
Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Mainly fine.

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday:
Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, easing to half a metre
Thursday.

High tide at Whangarei:
Sunday 1131 2.9 metres.
Monday 0004 3.0 metres.


regionWellington
Valid to :
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014 by MetService

GALE warning for COOK

Situation:
A broad trough moves across the area from the west today, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads over the region from the west, then drifts slowly northwards Wednesday, directing a north to northwest flow over the area.

Forecast issued at 1047hrs Sunday 20-Apr-2014
Valid to 1 pm Sunday for Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Strong wind advisory.
Sunday:
Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots this
afternoon, easing to northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots this evening.
Sea rough.
Poor visibility in showers developing this afternoon, possibly heavy, clearing
this evening.
Monday:
Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 20 knots early morning, and to 15
knots late morning. Becoming variable 5 knots early afternoon and southerly 15
knots developing from late afternoon.
Rough sea easing early morning.
Cloudy periods.

Outlook until midnight Thursday:
Tuesday: Southerly 10 knots dying out. Becoming fine.
Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots developing. Mainly fine.
Thursday: Northwest easing to 10 knots early, rising to 25 knots late. Cloudy
periods.

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday:
For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southeast 1 metre, rising to
southerly 1.5 metres on Thursday. For Castlepoint: Northeast 2 metres, easing to
1.5 metres today, easing to 1 metre on Monday and to half a metre Thursday.
Southeast 1 metre.

High tide at Wellington:
Sunday 2114 1.7 metres.
Monday 0943 1.7 metres.
High tide at Plimmerton:
Sunday 1306 1.5 metres.
Monday 0131 1.5 metres.