Coastal Weather

Issued at 07:07 on Thursday 03 December 2020. Valid for Thursday.

Valid from 07:07 on Thursday 03 December 2020 until 00:12 on Friday 04 December 2020.

Abel

Thursday : Northwest 25 knots but southwest 25 knots south of Separation Point. Easing to northwest 15 knots but southwest 15 knots in the south later this morning. Becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere for a time this afternoon. Rising to southwest 25 knots in the south this evening. Sea rough at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Southwest 25 knots. Becoming northwest 25 knots but 15 knots south of Separation Point in the morning. Rough sea, easing in the south. Saturday: Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots in the north. Sea rough in the north. Sunday: Northwest rising to 25 knots everywhere for a time. Sea rough for a time.

Brett

Thursday : Northwest rising to 20 knots early afternoon. Changing southwest 15 knots late afternoon. Sea becoming moderate for a time. Southeast swell 1 metre, period 10 seconds, easing. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Easing to variable 10 knots in the morning. Saturday: Variable 10 knots. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots developing.

Castlepoint

Thursday : Northwest 45 knots. Changing southwest 25 knots late morning, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening. High sea easing. Southerly swell 1 metre, period 15 seconds.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Becoming northwest 25 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell developing offshore. Saturday: Northwest rising to 30 knots, changing southwest 20 knots late. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell offshore. Sunday: Southwest 15 knots. Changing northwest 30 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell offshore, easing.

Chalmers

Thursday : Westerly 25 knots, rising to southwest 35 knots this morning, easing to 25 knots this afternoon. Turning northwest 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres offshore, period 17 seconds. Northeast swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest easing to 15 knots early. Rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell offshore, easing. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, changing southwest 20 knots later. Moderate southwest swell. Sunday: Becoming variable 10 knots. Northeasterly 20 knots developing later. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Chatham Islands

Thursday : Northwest 30 knots easing to 20 knots later this morning. Changing southwest 25 knots this afternoon. Rough sea easing for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres, period 14 seconds. Northwest swell 2 metres developing for a time. Fair visibility in rain developing around midday, clearing evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Southwest easing to 15 knots in the morning. Becoming northerly 20 knots late morning. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming high. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots. High southwest swell easing. Sunday: Changing southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Colville

Thursday : Northwest rising to 20 knots this morning. Changing southwest 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southeast swell 1 metre, period 10 seconds, easing. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Southwest 15 knots. Saturday: Westerly 15 knots. Sunday: Turning northwest 15 knots.

Conway

Thursday : Southwest 25 knots but northwest 25 knots north of Kaikoura Peninsula. Changing southwest 25 knots everywhere this morning, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore, period 15 seconds. Northerly swell 2 metres offshore, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell offshore. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, changing southwest 15 knots later. Moderate southwest swell offshore. Sunday: Becoming variable 10 knots early. Northerly 15 knots developing later. Moderate southwest swell offshore easing.

Cook

Thursday : Northerly 40 knots, easing to 30 knots by mid-morning. Becoming northwest 20 knots but southerly 15 knots south of Cape Terawhiti late morning, and variable 10 knots in the south this afternoon. Becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere this evening. Very rough sea easing. Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Saturday: Northwest 30 knots, easing to variable 10 knots late. Rough sea easing. Sunday: Northwest 30 knots developing. Sea becoming rough.

Foveaux

Thursday : Westerly 45 knots, easing to northwest 35 knots north of Paterson Inlet in the evening. High sea easing in the north. Southwest swell rising to 7 metres for a time, period 17 seconds. Northeast swell in the east, 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in showers, easing morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 35 knots, easing to 20 knots in the afternoon. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell easing. Saturday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Sunday: Easing to variable 10 knots. Northerly 20 knots developing later. Moderate southwest swell.

Grey

Thursday : Southwest 25 knots easing to 15 knots this evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres, period 17 seconds. Northwest swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in a few showers this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell, easing. Saturday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 20 knots later. Moderate southwest swell. Sunday: Changing northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell developing.

Kaipara

Thursday : Northwest rising to 20 knots this morning. Changing southwest 20 knots this afternoon, easing to southerly 10 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres, period 16 seconds. Fair visibility in showers, clearing afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Variable 10 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time. Saturday: Becoming westerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Sunday: Turning northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Milford

Thursday : Southwest 25 knot, easing to westerly 15 knots this afternoon. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 8 metres for a time, period 18 seconds. Northwest swell 2 metres dying out. Fair visibility in showers, easing morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest rising to 25 knots in the morning, easing to 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Heavy southwest swell. Saturday: Westerly rising to 25 knots early, then changing southwest 15 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Heavy southwest swell easing. Sunday: Changing northerly 15 knots early, rising to northeast 40 knots later. Sea becoming very rough. Heavy northerly swell developing. Moderate southwest swell.

Plenty

Thursday : Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 20 knots early evening. Sea moderate. Southeast swell 1 metre offshore, period 10 seconds, easing. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Tending westerly 15 knots. Saturday: Westerly 20 knots. Sunday: Turning northwest 15 knots.

Portland

Thursday : Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots north of East Cape. Changing southwest 15 knots south of Cape Kidnappers late morning and south of East Cape this afternoon. Becoming variable 10 knots everywhere this evening. Rough sea in the north easing. Southeast swell 2 metres, period 14 seconds, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Becoming northerly 15 knots in the morning. Changing southwest 15 knots in the evening. Southwest swell becoming moderate offshore for a time. Saturday: Becoming northerly 15 knots but 25 knots north of Tokomaru Bay. Sea becoming rough in the north. Moderate southwest swell developing offshore. Sunday: Turning southwest 15 knots early. Changing northerly 15 knots later. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell offshore, easing.

Puysegur

Thursday : Westerly 35 knots but 45 knots south of Puysegur Point. Becoming westerly 35 knots everywhere this morning, easing to northwest 25 knots in the north this evening. High sea in the south, easing. Southwest swell rising to 8 metres for a time, period 18 seconds. Northwest swell 2 metres dying out. Fair visibility in showers, easing morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots in the evening. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell. Saturday: Changing southwest 20 knots. Rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell easing. Sunday: Turning northwest 20 knots, rising to northerly 35 knots later. Sea becoming very rough. Heavy northerly swell developing. Moderate southwest swell.

Raglan

Thursday : Northwest 20 knots changing southwest 25 knots late morning, easing to 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres, period 16 seconds. Fair visibility in rain, clearing early afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time. Saturday: Westerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Sunday: Turning northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Rangitata

Thursday : Westerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning. Becoming northeast 15 knots this afternoon, turning northwest 15 knots this evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore, period 17 seconds. Northerly swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell offshore. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, changing southerly 15 knots later. Moderate southwest swell offshore. Sunday: Becoming variable 10 knots early. Northeast 20 knots developing later. Moderate southwest swell offshore easing.

Stephens

Thursday : Southwest 35 knots but northwest 30 knots east of Cape Farewell to Hawera. Becoming westerly 25 knots everywhere this afternoon. Very rough sea in the west easing. West of Cape Farewell to Hawera: Southwest swell rising to 4 metres, period 17 seconds. Elsewhere: Westerly swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 25 knots. Sea rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy in the west for a time. Moderate westerly swell in the east, easing. Saturday: Westerly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots later. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Sunday: Turning northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell in the west.

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