NZ Marine Forecast


 
regionAuckland

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

Strong wind advisory in force for All Areas.

Situation:
A cold, disturbed southwest flow will continue across the North Island through Saturday, when a ridge approaches from the west. The ridge is expected to move east across the country on Sunday, followed by light northerlies.

Forecast issued at 1046hrs Thursday 24-Jul-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.
For Manukau Harbour and Waitemata Harbour:
Thursday:
Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing this afternoon, rising to 15
knots this evening.
Sea slight.
Poor visibility in showers, some heavy.
Friday:
Southwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning, then
easing to 20 knots in the evening, and to 15 knots at night.
Sea becoming rough for a time late morning and afternoon.
Poor visibility in showers, some heavy.
For Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville:
Thursday:
Southwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this evening.
Sea slight.
Fair visibility in a few showers.
Friday:
Southwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning, and to
30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time in the afternoon. Easing to 20 knots at
night.
Sea becoming rough in the morning, easing at night.
Poor visibility in occasional showers, some heavy.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southwest 25 knots at times. A few showers.
Sunday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Mainly
fine.
Monday: Northerly 15 knots developing. Late drizzle.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
East Coast: No significant swell.
West Coast: Southwest 2.5 metres, rising to 3 metres Friday, then easing to 2
metres Saturday and to 1.5 metres Sunday.

High tide at Auckland:
Thursday 1742 3.0 metres.
Friday 0601 2.9 metres.
High tide at Onehunga:
Thursday 2108 3.8 metres.
Friday 0927 3.7 metres.


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

GALE warning for CONWAY for tomorrow

Situation:
A southwest flow across the area strengthens on Friday and dies out on Sunday, followed by northerlies.

Forecast issued at 1102hrs Thursday 24-Jul-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday:
Westerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time this
afternoon and evening.
Sea slight.
Mainly fine.
Friday:
Westerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots early morning. Changing
southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning, then easing to
westerly 15 knots in the evening.
Sea becoming rough for a time late morning and afternoon.
Fair visibility in a few late morning and afternoon showers.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southwest rising to 25 knots early afternoon, easing to 15
knots at night. Mainly fine.
Sunday: Easing to variable 5 knots. Fine.
Monday: Northerly 15 knots developing in the morning. Brief late rain.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
Easterly half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time Friday and
Saturday.

High tide at Lyttelton:
Thursday 1448 2.3 metres.
Friday 0308 2.2 metres.


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

NIL warning for PLENTY

Situation:
A cold, disturbed southwest flow will continue across the North Island through Saturday, when a ridge approaches from the west. The ridge is expected to move east across the country on Sunday, followed by light northerlies.

Forecast issued at 1049hrs Thursday 24-Jul-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday:
Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing this afternoon, rising to 15
knots this evening.
Sea slight.
Fine.
Friday:
Southwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon,then
easing to 15 knots in the evening.
Sea becoming rough in the afternoon, easing in the evening.
Mainly fine, but fair visibility in isolated showers developing in the afternoon
north of Slipper Island.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time in the afternoon.
Fine.
Sunday: Southerly 15 knots, dying away in the afternoon. Fine.
Monday: Northerly 10 knots developing late. Late drizzle.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
No significant swell.

High tide at Tauranga:
Thursday 1728 1.7 metres.
Friday 0543 1.7 metres.


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

GALE warning for COOK for tomorrow
NIL warning for STEPHENS

Situation:
A strong southerly flow develops on Friday, then dies out on Sunday, followed by a northerly flow on Monday.

Forecast issued at 1059hrs Thursday 24-Jul-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday:
Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening.
Sea slight.
Cloudy periods.
Friday:
Variable 5 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing late morning,changing
southerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon, then easing to
15 knots in the evening.
Sea becoming rough in the afternoon, easing in the evening.
Cloudy periods.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southwest 10 knots, rising southerly 25 knots around
evening. Fine.
Sunday: Easing to variable 5 knots. Mainly fine.
Monday: Northerly 15 knots developing. Late drizzle.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
Southwest swell, half a metre at times.

High tide at Plimmerton:
Thursday 2017 1.5 metres.
Friday 0830 1.4 metres.


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

GALE warning for COOK for tomorrow
NIL warning for STEPHENS

Situation:
A strong southerly flow develops on Friday, then dies out on Sunday, followed by a northerly flow on Monday.

Forecast issued at 1222hrs Thursday 24-Jul-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday:
Northeast 10 knots, gradually turning southerly 10 knots this afternoon,then
easing to variable 5 knots this evening.
Sea slight.
Mainly fine.
Friday:
Variable 5 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing in the morning,changing
southerly 30 knots gusting 40 knots early afternoon. Easing to 20 knots in the
evening.
Sea becoming rough early afternoon, easing in the evening.
Mainly fine, but fair visibility in one or two afternoon showers.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southerly 15 knots rising 30 knots in the afternoon. Evening showers.
Sunday: Easing to variable 5 knots by evening. Becoming fine.
Monday: Northerly 20 knots developing. Late drizzle.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
Southwest swell, half a metre at times.

High tide at Plimmerton:
Thursday 2017 1.5 metres.
Friday 0830 1.4 metres.


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

NIL warning for BRETT

Situation:
A cold, disturbed southwest flow will continue across the North Island through Saturday, when a ridge approaches from the west. The ridge is expected to move east across the country on Sunday, followed by light northerlies.

Forecast issued at 1047hrs Thursday 24-Jul-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.
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday:
Southwest 15 knots.
Sea slight.
Poor visibility in scattered showers, some heavy.
Friday:
Southwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots early
afternoon, then easing to 15 knots in the evening.
Sea becoming rough for a time in the afternoon.
Poor visibility in showers, some heavy.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southwest 20 knots. Few showers.
Sunday: Southwest 20 knots, gradually dying away. Mainly fine.
Monday: Northerly 10 knots developing. Late drizzle.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
No significant swell.

High tide at Whangarei:
Thursday 1815 2.8 metres.
Friday 0630 2.7 metres.


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

GALE warning for COOK for tomorrow

Situation:
A strong southerly flow develops on Friday, then dies out on Sunday, followed by a northerly flow on Monday.

Forecast issued at 1058hrs Thursday 24-Jul-2014
Valid to 1 pm Thursday for Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday:
Variable 5 knots. Southerly 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon and
evening.
Sea slight.
Fine.
Friday:
Variable 5 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing in the morning, rising to
southerly 30 knots gusting 45 knots early afternoon. Easing to 25 knots gusting
35 knots in the evening, and to 15 knots at night.
Sea becoming rough early afternoon, easing at night.
Fair visibility in a few afternoon showers.

Outlook until midnight Monday:
Saturday: Southerly rising to 25 knots in the afternoon. Evening showers.
Sunday: Southerly 25 knots gradually dying out. Becoming fine.
Monday: Northerly 20 knots developing. Late drizzle.

Swell forecast to midnight Monday:
For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre, rising to 3
metres late Friday, and to 3.5 metres early Saturday, then easing to 2 metres
overnight Saturday, and to 1 metre on Monday. For Castlepoint:Southerly 1.5
metre, rising to 3.5 metres overnight Friday, then easing to 2.5 metres late
Saturday and to 1.5 metres on Monday.

High tide at Wellington:
Thursday 1501 1.6 metres.
Friday 0330 1.5 metres.
High tide at Plimmerton:
Thursday 2017 1.5 metres.
Friday 0830 1.4 metres.