Coastal Weather

Issued at 06:06 on Thursday 15 April 2021. Valid for Thursday.

Valid from 06:06 on Thursday 15 April 2021 until 00:12 on Friday 16 April 2021.

Abel

Thursday : North of Separation Point: Westerly 15 knots rising to 25 knots late morning, then easing to 15 knots again at night. Elsewhere: Variable 10 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time in the north. Fair visibility in rain in the afternoon and evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: North of Separation Point - Westerly rising to 30 knots by afternoon. Elsewhere - Variable 10 knots. Sea becoming rough in the north. Saturday: Changing southwest 15 knots everywhere early, then easing to variable 10 knots later. Rough sea in the north easing. Sunday: Variable 10 knots, but westerly 15 knots in the north.

Brett

Thursday : Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Northwest swell 2 metres offshore, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 15 knots. Saturday: Westerly 15 knots, changing southerly 15 knots in the morning. Sunday: Variable 10 knots.

Castlepoint

Thursday : Northwest 15 knots rising to 25 knots later this morning. Sea becoming rough. Long period southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest rising to 35 knots from late morning. Sea becoming very rough. Saturday: Changing southerly 25 knots early, dying out later. Northerly 15 knots developing overnight. Very rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Chalmers

Thursday : Northerly rising to 15 knots this morning, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northerly 15 knots developing early. Changing southwest 25 knots by afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Saturday: Southwest 20 knots, turning northwest 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Chatham Islands

Thursday : Westerly rising to 20 knots this morning. Sea moderate. Long period southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northerly swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in showers, clearing in the afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Southwest 15 knots, turning northerly 15 knots in the afternoon. Moderate southwest swell easing. Saturday: Northerly 20 knots, changing southerly 25 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell.

Colville

Thursday : Southerly 15 knots becoming westerly 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate. Northwest swell 2 metres offshore, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 15 knots. Saturday: Southwest 20 knots. Sunday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots.

Conway

Thursday : Northerly rising to 15 knots this afternoon, turning westerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Becoming northerly 15 knots in the morning, rising to 30 knots north of Clarence in the afternoon. Changing southerly 25 knots everywhere in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Saturday: Southerly easing to 15 knots in the morning, then dying out. Northerly 10 knots developing late. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Cook

Thursday : Northwest 20 knots rising to 30 knots late morning, then easing to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Long period southerly swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in odd evening shower.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest rising to 35 knots late morning, easing to 20 knots at night. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Saturday: Early change to southerly 20 knots, then dying out. Northerly 10 knots developing late. Southerly swell becoming moderate for a time. Sunday: Northerly rising to 20 knots.

Foveaux

Thursday : Variable 10 knots. Northwest 20 knots developing this morning. Sea becoming moderate. Very long period southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain in the morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots about Foveaux Strait in the morning. Changing southwest 25 knots everywhere in the afternoon. Sea becoming very rough about the Strait for a time. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Saturday: Southwest 20 knots, turning northwest 20 knots in the morning, rising to 30 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Heavy southwest swell. Sunday: Westerly 30 knots. Sea rough. Heavy southwest swell.

Grey

Thursday : Southwest 15 knots becoming northwest 20 knots for a time this morning and early afternoon. Turning northwest 15 knots at night. Sea becoming moderate for a time. Long period southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Poor visibility in rain in the morning and afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest rising to 30 knots in the morning, changing southwest 30 knots late morning and afternoon, easing to 20 knots later. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Saturday: Southwest 20 knots. Heavy southwest swell. Sunday: Westerly 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell easing.

Kaipara

Thursday : Southwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Long period southwest swell 4 metres, easing. Northwest swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in rain developing late evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Moderate southwest swell at times. Saturday: Changing southerly 15 knots early. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Sunday: Variable 10 knots. Heavy southwest swell easing.

Milford

Thursday : Northwest 25 knots easing to 15 knots this morning, then rising to 25 knots again late evening. Rough sea easing for a time. Very long period southwest swell 2 metres easing for a time. Poor visibility in rain in the morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Changing southwest 30 knots in the morning, easing to 20 knots overnight. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Saturday: Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Heavy southwest swell. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots. Heavy southwest swell.

Plenty

Thursday : Southerly 15 knots turning westerly 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate. Northwest swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 20 knots. Saturday: Westerly 20 knots, changing southerly 10 knots late. Sunday: Variable 10 knots.

Portland

Thursday : Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Northwest 15 knots developing from afternoon, then rising to westerly 25 knots about East Cape this evening. Sea becoming rough about East Cape. Long period southwest swell 1 metre, easing. North of East Cape: Northwest swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 15 knots. Saturday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southerly 25 knots in the morning, easing to 15 knots late. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Sunday: Southerly 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing later. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Puysegur

Thursday : Northwest 30 knots easing to 15 knots north of Puysegur Point this morning. Becoming northwest 25 knots everywhere this afternoon and rising to 35 knots late evening. Sea becoming very rough. Very long period southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility with rain in the morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 40 knots, changing southwest 25 knots in the afternoon, easing to 15 knots in the evening. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell. Saturday: Tending northwest 20 knots in the morning, rising to 30 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Heavy southwest swell. Sunday: Northwest 30 knots. Sea rough. Heavy southwest swell.

Raglan

Thursday : Southerly 15 knots changing westerly 15 knots this morning. Westerly rising to 25 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Long period southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Fair visibility in rain developing late evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times. Saturday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 10 knots late. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Sunday: Southwest 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell easing.

Rangitata

Thursday : Northerly rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northerly 20 knots developing in the morning, changing southerly 15 knots in the afternoon, rising to 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Saturday: Southwest 25 knots easing to variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing from afternoon. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Sunday: Northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Stephens

Thursday : Westerly 25 knots. Sea rough. West of Farewell Spit to Hawera: Long period southwest swell 2 metres. Elsewhere: Westerly swell 2 metres at times. Fair visibility in rain in the afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly rising to 30 knots by afternoon. Sea rough. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Saturday: Changing southwest 25 knots in the morning, but southerly 20 knots in the east. Becoming Southwest 15 knots, but variable 10 knots in the east later. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell in the west becoming heavy. Moderate westerly swell in the east for a time. Sunday: Becoming westerly 20 knots everywhere. Heavy southwest swell in the west, easing.

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