Coastal Weather

Issued at 06:06 on Thursday 19 May 2022. Valid for Thursday.

Valid from 06:06 on Thursday 19 May 2022 until 00:12 on Friday 20 May 2022.

Abel

Thursday : Northwest 20 knots but 30 knots north of Separation Point. Becoming westerly 25 knots but southwest 15 knots in the south in the afternoon. Sea rough in the north. Northwest swell 1 metre developing in the north. Poor visibility in showers, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 25 knots but southwest 15 knots south of Separation Point. Becoming northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the north in the morning. Changing southwest 25 knots everywhere late evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time. Moderate northerly swell developing for a time. Saturday: Southwest 30 knots. Sea rough. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots. Sea rough.

Brett

Thursday : Northwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Northerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in periods of rain, easing evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 15 knots, rising to 30 knots by midday. Sea becoming rough. Saturday: Southwest 30 knots. Sea rough. Sunday: Southwest easing to 15 knots. Rough sea easing.

Castlepoint

Thursday : Rising to northwest 25 knots but 40 knots south of Cape Palliser in the morning. Becoming northwest 30 knots everywhere in the afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time in the south. Long period southerly swell 1 metre at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 35 knots, changing southwest 35 knots in the evening. Sea very rough. Saturday: Southwest 30 knots becoming northwest 30 knots for a time. Sea rough. Moderate southwest swell developing. Sunday: Southwest 30 knots becoming northwest 25 knots. Sea rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy.

Chalmers

Thursday : Northerly 20 knots, turning westerly 30 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Long period southwest swell 2 metres offshore. Northeast swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 25 knots, changing southwest 30 knots in the morning. Sea rough. Moderate southwest swell. Saturday: Southwest rising to 40 knots. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Sunday: Southwest 35 knots. Sea very rough. Heavy southwest swell.

Chatham Islands

Thursday : Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Long period southwest swell 2 metres easing. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers from afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 25 knots, changing southwest 35 knots in the evening. Sea becoming very rough. Moderate northwest swell. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Saturday: Westerly 35 knots. Sea very rough. Moderate northwest swell. Moderate southwest swell easing. Sunday: Westerly 35 knots rising to 45 knots for a time. Sea becoming high. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Moderate northwest swell easing.

Colville

Thursday : Northwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Northerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in periods of rain, easing evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 15 knots, rising to 30 knots in the afternoon, and to 40 knots for a time in the evening. Sea becoming very rough. Saturday: Westerly 30 knots. Sea rough. Sunday: Southwest easing to 20 knots. Rough sea easing.

Conway

Thursday : Northerly 25 knots. Sea rough. Long period southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 30 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southerly swell developing. Saturday: Southwest 25 knots rising to 35 knots. Sea becoming very rough. Moderate southwest swell. Sunday: Easing to southwest 15 knots. Very rough sea easing. Southerly swell becoming heavy for a time.

Cook

Thursday : Northerly rising to 35 knots but 45 knots south of Cape Terawhiti this morning. Easing to northwest 30 knots everywhere in the evening. Sea becoming high for a time south of Cape Terawhiti. Poor visibility in showers developing morning, squally thunderstorms possible in the north from morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 30 knots changing southerly 45 knots in the morning, then easing to 30 knots late evening. Sea becoming high for a time. Moderate southerly swell developing. Saturday: Becoming northwest 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate southerly swell. Sunday: Northwest 25 knots changing southerly 25 knots for a time. Sea rough. Southerly swell becoming heavy.

Foveaux

Thursday : Northwest rising to 25 knots in the morning and to 35 knots in the afternoon. Easing to westerly 25 knots late evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Long period southwest swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in showers with squally thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Southwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots in the evening. Sea becoming very rough. Heavy southwest swell easing. Saturday: Southwest 40 knots. Sea very rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Sunday: Southwest easing to 30 knots. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell.

Grey

Thursday : Northwest rising to 30 knots in the morning. Sea rough. Long period southwest swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in showers with squally thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 25 knots, changing southwest 35 knots late morning. Sea becoming very rough. Heavy southwest swell. Saturday: Southwest 40 knots. Sea very rough. Heavy southwest swell easing. Sunday: Southwest easing to 30 knots. Very rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell.

Kaipara

Thursday : Northwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Long period southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre At times. Poor visibility in periods of rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 15 knots, rising to southwest 35 knots late morning. Sea becoming very rough. Moderate southwest swell. Saturday: Southwest 30 knots. Sea rough. Moderate southwest swell. Sunday: Southwest easing to 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming heavy.

Milford

Thursday : Northerly 30 knots changing westerly 30 knots in the morning, becoming southwest 20 knots late evening. Rough sea easing. Long period westerly swell rising to 5 metres. Poor visibility in showers with squally thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Southwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Heavy southwest swell easing. Saturday: Southwest rising to 40 knots. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Sunday: Southwest easing to 30 knots. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell.

Plenty

Thursday : Rising to northwest 25 knots in the morning, easing to westerly 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in periods of rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 15 knots, rising to 30 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Saturday: Westerly 30 knots. Sea rough. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots. Sea rough.

Portland

Thursday : Northerly 15 knots. Becoming northwest 25 knots north of East Cape in the morning. Sea becoming rough in the north. Long period southerly swell 1 metre easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing north of Tolaga Bay. Poor visibility in scattered rain in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to westerly 30 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Saturday: Southwest 30 knots becoming northwest 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate southwest swell developing. Sunday: Becoming southwest 25 knots then northwest 20 knots. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming heavy.

Puysegur

Thursday : Northwest 40 knots easing to westerly 30 knots north of Southwest Cape in the afternoon. Becoming southwest 30 knots in the south late evening. Very rough sea easing. Long period westerly swell rising to 5 metres. Poor visibility in showers with squally thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Southwest 30 knots. Sea rough. Heavy southwest swell easing. Saturday: Southwest rising to 40 knots. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Sunday: Southwest easing to 30 knots. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell.

Raglan

Thursday : Northerly 15 knots rising to northwest 25 knots in the afternoon. Easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Long period southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, with possible squally thunderstorms south of Raglan Harbour.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Westerly 15 knots, rising to southwest 35 knots late morning. Sea becoming very rough. Moderate southwest swell. Saturday: Southwest 30 knots. Sea rough. Moderate southwest swell easing. Sunday: Southwest easing to 20 knots. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming heavy.

Rangitata

Thursday : Northwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Long period southerly swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 30 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell developing. Saturday: Southwest 25 knots rising to 35 knots at times offshore. Sea very rough at times offshore. Moderate southwest swell. Sunday: Southwest easing to 25 knots throughout. Very rough sea offshore easing. Southerly swell becoming heavy for a time.

Stephens

Thursday : Northwest rising to 25 knots this morning. Sea becoming rough. West of Farewell Spit to Hawera: Long period southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Elsewhere: Westerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in showers with possible squally thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Friday: Northwest 25 knots, changing southwest 25 knots but 40 knots in west in the morning. Sea becoming very rough in west. Southwest swell in west becoming heavy for a time. Northwest swell in east becoming moderate for a time. Saturday: Becoming westerly 35 knots everywhere. Sea very rough. Moderate southwest swell in west easing. Sunday: Southwest 30 knots, easing to 20 knots in the east. Very rough sea easing. Southwest swell in west becoming moderate.

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