Coastal Weather

Issued at 12:12 on Sunday 28 August 2016. Valid for Sunday.

Valid from 12:12 on Sunday 28 August 2016 until 00:12 on Tuesday 30 August 2016.

Abel

Northwest 20 knots but variable 10 knots south of Separation Point. Becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere Monday evening. Moderate sea in the north, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing to Tuesday morning variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday northwest 20 knots in north.

Brett

Variable 10 knots. Southeast 15 knots developing this afternoon, rising to 25 knots this evening and to southerly 35 knots Monday morning. Easing to southwest 25 knots everywhere Monday afternoon and to 15 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Easterly swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening, clearing early Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell easing Tuesday.

Castlepoint

Northwest 20 knots, rising to 30 knots this evening. Easing to 15 knots Monday morning. Changing southwest 15 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Tuesday morning southerly 15 knots. Becoming late Wednesday northerly 15 knots, rising Thursday northwest 30 knots with rough sea. Southerly swell becoming heavy offshore for a time Wednesday.

Chalmers

Northwest 20 knots. Changing southwest 30 knots Monday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres offshore. Easterly swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in showers developing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots easing early Wednesday 15 knots. Becoming late Wednesday northeast 15 knots, rising for a time Thursday 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy offshore Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Chatham Islands

Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots this afternoon. Turning northwest 15 knots this evening then rising to 25 knots for a time Monday afternoon and evening. Sea rough at times. Northerly swell 2 metres dying out. Southerly swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers late Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning southwest 15 knots, rising Tuesday evening 35 knots with very rough sea, easing late Wednesday 20 knots. Turning Thursday northwest 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Tuesday.

Colville

Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing this evening, rising to southeast 25 knots but southerly 35 knots offshore Monday morning. Easing to southwest 25 knots everywhere late Monday afternoon. Sea becoming very rough offshore for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain developing Monday morning, clearing early Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing late Thursday northeast 15 knots.

Conway

Northerly 15 knots. Changing southwest 20 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming moderate. Southeast swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in patchy drizzle Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday morning variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday northerly 15 knots, rising Thursday 25 knots in north with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday.

Cook

Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Easing to 15 knots again Monday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing late Tuesday variable 10 knots. Becoming Wednesday northwest 20 knots, rising Thursday 35 knots with very rough sea. Southerly swell becoming moderate Tuesday, easing Thursday.

Foveaux

Northwest 25 knots. Changing southwest 35 knots late Monday morning then easing to 25 knots Monday afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres offshore. Easterly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain developing this afternoon with possible thunderstorms south of Ruapuke Island this evening, easing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 30 knots, easing early Tuesday 20 knots, turning Thursday northerly 20 knots. Rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell easing Wednesday.

Grey

Northwest rising to 20 knots this evening, changing southwest 25 knots south of Abut Head Monday afternoon then everywhere Monday evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in rain, easing Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots, easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northerly 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy offshore Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots but southeast 15 knots north of Tauroa Point. Rising to southeast 15 knots but 25 knots in the north this evening then southerly 35 knots in the north overnight tonight. Becoming southwest 25 knots everywhere late Monday morning. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing overnight tonight, clearing late Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Milford

Northwest 15 knots rising to 25 knots this evening. Changing southwest 25 knots Monday morning. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres dying out. Poor visibility in rain with possible thunderstorms this evening, easing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots easing early Wednesday 15 knots, turning late Wednesday northerly 15 knots, rising Thursday 40 knots with very rough sea. Heavy southwest swell easing Wednesday. Moderate northwest swell developing Thursday.

Plenty

Westerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Southeast 20 knots developing Monday morning, turning southwest 25 knots Monday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Easterly swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain developing Monday morning, clearing afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northeast 15 knots.

Portland

Southwest 15 knots, turning northerly 15 knots this afternoon. Becoming variable 10 knots but southerly 20 knots north of Tolaga Bay Monday morning. Sea becoming moderate in the north. Southerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain developing Monday morning, clearing afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning southerly 15 knots everywhere, easing late Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northerly 15 knots. Southerly swell becoming heavy offshore for a time Wednesday.

Puysegur

Northwest 25 knots, but 35 knots south of West Cape. Changing southwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the south Monday morning. Easing to southwest 25 knots everywhere Monday afternoon. Very rough sea in the south easing. Southwest swell rising to 6 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres dying out. Poor visibility in rain with possible thunderstorms this evening, easing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots, easing Tuesday evening 15 knots. Becoming Wednesday northwest 30 knots, rising for a time Thursday 45 knots with high sea. Heavy southwest swell easing Wednesday. Moderate northwest swell developing Thursday.

Raglan

Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Southeast 15 knots developing Monday morning, changing southwest 20 knots Monday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday.

Rangitata

Northerly 15 knots. Changing southerly 20 knots Monday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southeast swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in patchy drizzle Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Tuesday morning southwest 15 knots, becoming for a time Tuesday northwest 15 knots. Becoming late Wednesday northeast 15 knots, rising Thursday 25 knots with rough sea. Southwest swell becoming heavy offshore Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Stephens

Westerly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, rising to 3 metres. Westerly swell in the east, 1 metre at times. Fair visibility in showers Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning southwest 20 knots but southeast 20 knots in the east, easing everywhere early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell in the west easing Thursday.

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