Coastal Weather

Issued at 12:12 on Saturday 23 August 2014. Valid for Saturday.

Valid from 12:12 on Saturday 23 August 2014 until 00:12 on Monday 25 August 2014.

Abel

Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing north of Separation Point tonight. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots but easterly 15 knots in north at times.

Brett

Southerly 20 knots, easing to 10 knots Sunday morning. Moderate sea easing. Southeast swell 1 metre or less.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 10 knots rising Wednesday easterly 20 knots.

Castlepoint

Southwest 30 knots, easing to southerly 20 knots overnight. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in periods of drizzle, easing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 15 knots dying out late Tuesday. Moderate southerly swell easing late Monday.

Chalmers

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle from tonight, clearing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Tuesday westerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell offshore, easing Monday.

Chatham Islands

Southerly rising to 30 knots late Sunday morning. Sea rough.Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 30 knots with rough sea, easing Monday 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Colville

Southerly 20 knots, easing to 10 knots Sunday morning. Moderate sea easing. Southeast swell 1 metre or less.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 10 knots rising late Wednesday easterly 20 knots.

Conway

Southwest 30 knots but 20 knots south of Kaikoura, easing 20 knots but 10 knots in the south Sunday morning. Becoming variable 10 knots everywhere Sunday evening. Rough sea in the north, easing. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle from tonight, easing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots.

Cook

Southerly 40 knots, easing to 30 knots this evening and to 20 knots late Sunday evening. Very rough sea easing.Southerly swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in drizzle from this evening, clearing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 15 knots dying out Wednesday.

Foveaux

Southwest 15 knots, but variable 10 knots west of Ruapuke Island, easing to variable 10 knots everywhere Sunday morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres at times. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle from tonight, clearing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 10 knots rising late Tuesday 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Grey

Variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots north of Cape Foulwind, easing to variable 10 knots everywhere tonight. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate on Tuesday.

Kaipara

Southerly 20 knots, easing to 10 knots Sunday morning. Moderate sea easing. Southwest swell 3 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 10 knots rising Wednesday easterly 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Milford

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots inshore tonight and to variable 10 knots everywhere Sunday afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots developing Monday, dying out Wednesday. Moderate southwest swell.

Plenty

Southerly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southeast swell offshore, 1 metre or less.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 20 knots easing Monday 10 knots.

Portland

Southwest 35 knots but 25 knots south of Mahia Peninsula, easing to 25 knots everywhere late tonight. Very rough sea in the north, easing. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Poor visibility in periods of drizzle.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing Monday 15 knots and dying out Wednesday. Moderate southerly swell easing late Tuesday.

Puysegur

Variable 10 knots, but southwest 20 knots north of West Cape. Sea moderate in the north. Southwest swell 3 metres at times. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle in the south from tonight, clearing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, turning Wednesday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Raglan

Southerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots Sunday morning. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 10 knots tending Wednesday northeast 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate on Wednesday.

Rangitata

Southwest 20 knots but variable 10 knots inshore, easing to variable 10 knots everywhere Sunday afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle from tonight, clearing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday northerly 15 knots.

Stephens

Southeast 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southeast swell 2 metres easing. Southwest swell west of Hawera to Cape Farewell, 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots dying out Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming moderate in west on Wednesday.

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