Coastal Weather

Issued at 16:04 on Wednesday 01 April 2015. Valid for Wednesday.

Valid from 16:04 on Wednesday 01 April 2015 until 00:12 on Friday 03 April 2015.

Abel

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 25 knots developing north of Separation Point Thursday afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday morning variable 10 knots everywhere. Becoming Friday evening northwest 15 knots, rising early Saturday 25 knots in the north with rough sea, then easing early Sunday variable 10 knots.

Brett

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots.

Castlepoint

Northeast 15 knots. Becoming northwest 15 knots but 25 knots south of Honeycomb Rock Thursday morning. Northwest rising to 35 knots in the north late Thursday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday morning variable 10 knots, becoming Friday evening northwest 15 knots, rising early Saturday 25 knots but 40 knots in the south with very rough sea. Changing early Sunday southwest 25 knots, easing late Sunday 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Friday.

Chalmers

Northerly 15 knots. Becoming westerly 25 knots south of Otago Peninsula for a time Thursday afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the south for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots. Changing Saturday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Sunday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Saturday.

Chatham Islands

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots overnight. Northwest 20 knots developing late Thursday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing during the morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing late Friday morning southerly 20 knots, dying out Friday evening. Becoming Saturday northwest 25 knots, changing early Sunday southwest 25 knots. Sea becoming rough.Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest developing Sunday.

Colville

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Becoming early Thursday westerly 15 knots, dying out Sunday.

Conway

Northeast 15 knots. Becoming northwest 25 knots Thursday afternoon, easing to 15 knots Thursday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Friday evening northerly 20 knots. Changing Saturday afternoon southwest 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Sunday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Friday.

Cook

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening, rising to 25 knots overnight. Becoming northwest 35 knots Thursday morning, easing to 25 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Friday evening northerly 30 knots, and early Saturday 40 knots with very rough sea. Changing early Sunday southerly 30 knots, then easing late Sunday 15 knots.

Foveaux

Northwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots south of Slope Point for a time Thursday afternoon. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time.Southwest swell 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Friday variable 10 knots, becoming Friday afternoon northwest 15 knots. Changing Saturday southwest 30 knots with rough sea, easing Sunday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Grey

Variable 10 knots, but southwest 15 knots north of Cape Foulwind easing to variable 10 knots overnight. Northwest 15 knots developing in the south Thursday morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in drizzle developing late Thursday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Friday evening northerly 20 knots. Changing Saturday southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing early Sunday 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing for a time Saturday.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Saturday.

Milford

Northerly 15 knots. Becoming northwest 25 knots south of Milford Sound for a time Thursday morning and afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the south for a time. Southwest swell 3 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres developing. Fair visibility in periods of rain developing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Gradually rising Friday northeast 35 knots with rough sea. Changing early Saturday southwest 30 knots, dying out Sunday. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell easing Saturday.

Plenty

Northeast 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots late this evening. Westerly 15 knots developing late Thursday evening. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 15 knots, dying out for a time late Friday, and dying out again Sunday.

Portland

Variable 10 knots but southeast 20 knots north of Tolaga Bay,becoming variable 10 knots everywhere overnight. Northeast 15 knots developing Thursday afternoon, turning northwest 15 knots in the evening. Moderate sea in the north, easing. Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Becoming early Saturday northwest 15 knots, changing early Sunday southwest 20 knots.

Puysegur

Northwest 25 knots but 35 knots south of Puysegur Point. Becoming northwest 45 knots in the south for a time Thursday morning. Becoming everywhere northwest 25 knots late Thursday afternoon, changing easterly 15 knots south of Southwest Cape late Thursday evening. Sea becoming high in the south for a time. Southwest swell 3 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain developing Thursday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Gradually rising Friday northwest 45 knots with high sea. Changing early Saturday southwest 30 knots, easing late Saturday 15 knots, tending Sunday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell easing Saturday.

Raglan

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Becoming early Saturday northwest 15 knots, changing late Saturday southwest 20 knots, and dying out Sunday. Moderate southwest swell, easing Saturday.

Rangitata

Northeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Friday evening northerly 20 knots. Changing Saturday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Sunday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Saturday.

Stephens

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing west of Cape Farewell to Hawera this evening. Becoming northwest 15 knots in the east Thursday morning, rising to 25 knots in the east for a time Thursday afternoon and early evening. Sea becoming rough in the east for a time. Southwest swell in the west, rising to 2 metres. Westerly swell in the east, 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, rising Saturday 25 knots with rough sea, then turning early Sunday southeast 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell in the west, easing for a time Saturday.

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