Coastal Weather

Issued at 23:11 on Monday 31 August 2015. Valid for Monday.

Valid from 23:11 on Monday 31 August 2015 until 00:12 on Wednesday 02 September 2015.

Abel

Southeast 25 knots but 45 knots north of Separation Point, becoming easterly 25 knots everywhere this afternoon and northwest 25 knots this evening. High sea in the north easing. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots but northwest 15 knots in the north. Becoming everywhere for a time Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing early Friday northerly 20 knots, turning late Friday southeast 15 knots but 25 knots in the north with rough sea.

Brett

Northeast 35 knots, easing to northwest 15 knots this morning.Very rough sea easing. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain with heavy falls before dawn, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, changing overnight Wednesday southwest 25 knots, easing late Thursday 15 knots, becoming early Friday northerly 15 knots, rising late Friday 35 knots with very rough sea. Northerly swell becoming heavy Friday.

Castlepoint

Easterly 20 knots, rising to northeast 35 knots this morning then easing to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Northeast swell 3 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots, easing late Wednesday northwest 15 knots, changing overnight Wednesday southwest 25 knots. Easing Thursday variable 10 knots. Becoming early Friday northeast 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southerly swell at times.Moderate northeast swell, easing Wednesday.

Chalmers

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 30 knots this morning. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time offshore. Northeast swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle,turning to rain this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Wednesday southwest 30 knots with rough sea, easing late Wednesday 20 knots, easing early Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing late Thursday northeast 20 knots, changing Friday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest and northeast swells, both easing Wednesday.

Chatham Islands

Southerly 25 knots easing to southeast 15 knots early this morning and to variable 10 knots late this morning. Northeast 25 knots developing this afternoon. Rough sea easing for a time. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 30 knots, changing later Wednesday northwest 20 knots. Changing Thursday southwest 25 knots, easing early Friday 15 knots, tending late Friday northerly 20 knots. Sea rough at times. Heavy southwest swell, easing Wednesday.

Colville

Northeast 25 knots rising to 35 knots early this morning. Easing to northwest 15 knots late this morning. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain with heavy falls this morning, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, changing overnight Wednesday southwest 25 knots, easing late Thursday 15 knots, becoming early Friday northerly 15 knots, rising late Friday 35 knots with very rough sea. Northerly swell becoming heavy late Friday.

Conway

Southeast 15 knots, rising to northeast 25 knots this morning and to 35 knots early this afternoon. Easing to northerly 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time offshore. Northeast swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle, turning to rain this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Wednesday northwest 20 knots, changing late Wednesday southwest 25 knots, easing early Thursday 15 knots, turning late Thursday northeast 15 knots. Changing late Friday southerly 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell at times. Moderate northeast swell, easing Wednesday.

Cook

Southeast 35 knots. Becoming northeast 35 knots this afternoon, then easing to northwest 20 this evening. Very rough sea, easing. Southerly swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest easing early Wednesday 25 knots, changing overnight Wednesday southerly 30 knots, easing Thursday variable 10 knots. Becoming overnight Thursday northerly 15 knots, rising early Friday 30 knots. Tending late Friday southeast 15 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southerly swell at times.

Foveaux

Easterly rising to 30 knots this morning. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Easterly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Wednesday southerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing late Wednesday 15 knots. Becoming early Thursday northwest 15 knots, rising late Thursday 25 knots,changing overnight Thursday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times. Moderate northeast swell, easing Wednesday.

Grey

North of Abut Head: Easterly 25 knots rising to 35 knots but 45 knots north of Cape Foulwind this morning. Changing northwest 40 knots but 30 knots north of Cape Foulwind this evening. South of Abut Head: Easterly 25 knots, rising to 40 knots this afternoon, then becoming northwest 40 knots this evening. Sea becoming high north of Cape Foulwind for a time. Westerly swell 2 metres. Northeast swell 2 metre developing. Poor visibility in periods of rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere early Wednesday northwest 15 knots, changing late Wednesday southwest 20 knots. Becoming late Thursday northwest 15 knots, changing Friday southwest 15 knots but 30 knots offshore with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Kaipara

Northeast 35 knots, becoming northwest 20 knots early this morning. Very rough sea, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing for a time. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain with heavy falls before dawn, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, changing overnight Wednesday southwest 25 knots, easing late Thursday 15 knots, becoming early Friday northerly 20 knots, rising late Friday 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell at times. Northwest swell becoming moderate Friday.

Milford

Northeast 15 knots. Southeast 30 knots developing this evening. Sea becoming moderate in the north for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday morning southwest 15 knots, rising late Wednesday 25 knots, easing early Thursday 15 knots, becoming late Thursday northerly 25 knots, changing early Friday southwest 25 knots,rising late Friday 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Plenty

Northeast 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this morning. Easing to northwest 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain with some heavy falls, easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, changing early Thursday southwest 25 knots, easing early Friday 15 knots, becoming late Friday northerly 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate northerly swell easing Wednesday, returning Friday.

Portland

Easterly 25 knots this rising to northeast 35 knots this morning. Easing to northerly 20 knots late this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Northeast swell 3 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 20 knots, changing early Thursday southwest 20 knots, easing overnight Thursday variable 10 knots. Becoming early Friday northerly 20 knots, rising late Friday 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate southerly swell, easing Wednesday. Moderate northeast swell at times.

Puysegur

Easterly 30 knots but northeast 15 knots knots north of East Cape, tending southeast 15 knots in the north this morning. Sea rough in the south. Southwest swell 2 metres. Easterly swell in the south 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Wednesday southerly 25 knots, easing late Wednesday 15 knots. Becoming early Thursday northwest 15 knots, rising late Thursday 35 knots with very rough sea, changing overnight Thursday southwest 20 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell at times. Northwest swell becoming moderate for a time Thursday.

Raglan

Northeast 30 knots but easterly 45 knots south of Kawhia Harbour. Becoming northwest 25 knots everywhere this morning, easing to 15 knots this evening. High sea in the south, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, changing overnight Wednesday southwest 25 knots, easing late Thursday 15 knots, becoming early Friday northerly 20 knots, rising late Friday northeast 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell at times. Northwest swell becoming moderate Friday.

Rangitata

Easterly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this morning. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time offshore. Northeast swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in patchy drizzle, turning to rain this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Becoming late Wednesday southwest 25 knots with rough sea,easing early Thursday 15 knots. Becoming late Thursday northeast 20 knots, changing Friday southerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest and northeast swells,both easing Wednesday.

Stephens

Southeast 40 knots but 50 knots west of Hawera to Stephens Island. Turning northeast 40 knots but 50 knots in the west this morning. Easing to northwest 25 knots everywhere during the afternoon. High sea in the west, easing. Southwest swell in the west, 2 metres easing. Southeast swell rising to 2 metres in the east and 4 metres in the west for a time. Poor visibility in rain, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning westerly 20 knots. Becoming in the east for a time Thursday southeast 15 knots. Becoming early Friday northerly 20 knots, turning late Friday easterly 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate easterly swell in the west easing Wednesday. Moderate southwest swell in the west at times. Northwest swell becoming moderate late Friday.

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