Coastal Weather

Issued at 03:03 on Monday 03 August 2015. Valid for Monday.

Valid from 03:03 on Monday 03 August 2015 until 00:12 on Tuesday 04 August 2015.

Abel

Northwest 15 knots but variable 10 knots south of Separation Point. Northwest rising to 25 knots everywhere this morning. Sea becoming rough. Poor visibility in rain at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, becoming early Wednesday variable 10 knots, but returning late Thursday northwest 25 knots. Rough sea at times. Moderate northwest developing for a time Tuesday.

Brett

Northwest rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Easterly swell 1 metre developing offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Tuesday morning 25 knots with rough sea, dying out for a time Wednesday, then turning Thursday southwest 15 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Thursday.

Castlepoint

Northwest 15 knots but 30 knots south of Cape Palliser. Rising to northwest 25 knots but 40 knots in the south this morning. Sea becoming very rough in the south. Southerly swell 1 metre easing. Easterly swell rising to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots, but 45 knots in the south with high sea, easing Tuesday afternoon 30 knots everywhere,and early Wednesday 15 knots, but rising Thursday 35 knots. Moderate easterly swell developing Tuesday.

Chalmers

Northeast 25 knots, changing southwest 20 knots for a time this afternoon then becoming northerly 15 knots this evening. Sea rough, easing. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in scattered rain this morning and afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising Tuesday morning 25 knots with rough sea, turning for a time late Tuesday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell for a time Tuesday. Moderate northeast swell developing Thursday.

Chatham Islands

Northerly 15 knots gradually rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots, becoming early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northerly 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell.Moderate northerly swell Tuesday, dying out Wednesday.

Colville

Northwest rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Easterly swell 1 metre developing offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Tuesday morning 30 knots with rough sea, dying out for a time Wednesday, then turning Thursday southwest 20 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Thursday.

Conway

Northerly 15 knots rising to 30 knots this morning then easing to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising Tuesday morning 35 knots, becoming early Wednesday southwest 20 knots then dying out.Developing late Wednesday northerly 20 knots rising Thursday to 35 knots. Very rough sea at times. Moderate easterly swell developing Wednesday.

Cook

Northwest 35 knots rising to 45 knots this morning. Sea becoming high. Southerly swell 1 metre dying out. Poor visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 45 knots, easing Tuesday afternoon 35 knots, and early Wednesday 25 knots, but then rising Thursday 45 knots. High sea at times.

Foveaux

Northerly 30 knots. Changing westerly 20 knots everywhere this afternoon, then tending northeast 15 knots this evening. Rough sea, easing. Westerly swell rising to 3 metres offshore. Fair visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, changing Tuesday afternoon southwest 25 knots, tending early Wednesday northwest 30 knots, then easing Thursday 20 knots. Sea rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell.

Grey

Northwest 25 knots but northerly 15 knots south of Abut Head. Rising to northwest 30 knots everywhere this morning, easing to 20 knots in the south this afternoon. Sea rough at times. Northwest swell rising to 4 metres. Southwest swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain, heavy and possibly thundery at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, turning Tuesday evening southwest 25 knots, and becoming early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northwest 30 knots.Rough sea at times.Southwest swell heavy for a time Tuesday.Heavy northwest swell easing Tuesday.

Kaipara

Northwest rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Tuesday morning 30 knots, becoming Tuesday evening variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northwest 25 knots. Rough sea at times. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell for a time Tuesday.

Milford

Northerly 35 knots, easing to northwest 25 knots for a time this afternoon. Very rough sea, easing for a time.Northwest swell rising to 4 metres.Southwest swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain,heavy and possibly thundery at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing midday Tuesday southwest 25 knots, tending early Wednesday northeast 50 knots with high sea, easing Thursday westerly 25 knots. Heavy southwest swell at times. Heavy northwest swell easing Tuesday.

Plenty

Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre developing offshore. Fair visibility in patchy drizzle developing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Tuesday morning 25 knots with rough sea, dying out for a time Wednesday, then turning Thursday southwest 20 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing Thursday.

Portland

Northwest 15 knots becoming northerly 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell 1 metre easing. Easterly swell rising to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots with rough sea,becoming early Wednesday variable 10 knots, then rising Thursday northwest 20 knots. Moderate easterly swell developing Tuesday.

Puysegur

Northerly 25 knots but 40 knots west of Puysegur Point, becoming northwest 35 knots everywhere late this morning, then easing to 25 knots this afternoon. Rising to northerly 35 knots in the west this evening. Sea very rough at times. Northwest swell rising to 4 metres. Southwest swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain, heavy and possibly thundery at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday morning southwest 25 knots, tending Tuesday evening northwest 25 knots and rising for a time Wednesday 50 knots with high seas. Heavy southwest swell at times. Heavy northwest swell easing Tuesday.

Raglan

Northwest 15 knots gadually rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Tuesday morning 30 knots with rough sea, becoming Tuesday evening westerly 20 knots, dying out for a time Wednesday. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell for a time Tuesday.

Rangitata

Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this morning. Changing southerly 15 knots south of Waitaki River for a time this afternoon then becoming northerly 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising Tuesday morning 25 knots with rough sea, turning for a time late Tuesday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell for a time Tuesday.Moderate northeast swell developing Thursday.

Stephens

Northwest 20 knots rising to 30 knots around midday. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell in the west, 2 metres. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in scattered rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots, becoming early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northwest 30 knots. Rough sea at times. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Moderate northwest swell for a time Tuesday.

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