Coastal Weather

Issued at 13:01 on Sunday 26 October 2014. Valid for Sunday.

Valid from 13:01 on Sunday 26 October 2014 until 00:12 on Tuesday 28 October 2014.

Abel

Southwest 15 knots but northwest 25 knots north of Separation Point, becoming northwest 25 knots everywhere this afternoon, then rising to 35 knots in the north overnight. Changing southwest 15 knots early Monday morning, then easterly 15 knots late Monday morning. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time. Fair visibility in scattered rain developing this evening clearing Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning northwest 20 knots but 35 knots in north with very rough sea. Changing Thursday southwest 25 knots everywhere, turning later northwest 15 knots but 25 knots in north.

Brett

Westerly 15 knots, rising to northwest 25 knots Monday morning. Sea becoming rough. Fair visibility in showers developing Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots. Becoming late Wednesday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing late Thursday southwest 20 knots. Sea rough at times.

Castlepoint

Northwest 35 knots, changing southerly 25 knots Monday morning,easing to variable 10 knots Monday evening. Very rough sea easing.Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing early Monday morning, clearing Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Tuesday morning northeast 15 knots, rising Tuesday afternoon 35 knots and becoming Tuesday night northwest 40 knots. Rising Wednesday northwest 50 knots with high sea. Becoming early Thursday southwest 40 knots, changing later northwest 30 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Chalmers

Southwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots early Monday evening. Northeast 15 knots developing late Monday evening. Moderate sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in isolated showers, clearing Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northeast 35 knots. Becoming Tuesday afternoon northwest 20 knots. Changing Wednesday southwest 35 knots, easing Wednesday westerly 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Moderate northeast swell developing Tuesday, easing Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Chatham Islands

Southwest 15 knots, rising to southwest 25 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain developing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday night northeast 30 knots, turning Wednesday northwest 25 knots. Changing Thursday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell developing for a time Wednesday.

Colville

Westerly 15 knots, rising to northwest 25 knots Monday morning. Sea becoming rough. Fair visibility in rain developing Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, becoming late Wednesday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing late Thursday southwest 25 knots.

Conway

Northwest 15 knots, changing southerly 25 knots this evening, then easing to 15 knots overnight, and to variable 10 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in scattered showers, clearing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Tuesday morning northeast 35 knots with very rough sea. Becoming Tuesday afternoon northwest 30 knots. Changing late Wednesday southwest 30 knots. Becoming Thursday northwest 20 knots. Moderate northeast swell developing Tuesday easing Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Cook

Northwest 35 knots, changing southerly 25 knots Monday morning, then easing to 15 knots Monday afternoon. Very rough sea easing. Southerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain developing overnight, clearing Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning northerly 20 knots rising Tuesday afternoon 40 knots. Changing early Thursday southerly 35 knots, becoming later northwest 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Moderate southerly swell at times.

Foveaux

Southwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots early Monday evening. Northeast 15 knots developing late Monday evening. Moderate sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in isolated showers, clearing Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northeast 25 knots. Becoming for a time Wednesday afternoon westerly 35 knots. Changing Wednesday southwest 25 knots, rising Thursday westerly 40 knots. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Thursday. Moderate northeast swell developing in east for a time Tuesday.

Grey

Northerly 25 knots but southwest 15 knots south of Abut Head.Becoming southwest 15 knots but 25 knots in the south overnight, then northeast 15 knots everywhere late Monday evening. Rough sea easing. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres easing for a time. Poor visibility in rain with some heavy falls, clearing south of Hokitika this afternoon and elsewhere Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northeast 35 knots. Changing Tuesday afternoon northwest 20 knots. Rising Wednesday morning northwest 35 knots, changing late Wednesday southwest 40 knots. Easing Thursday southwest 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Northwest swell becoming heavy for a time Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 10 knots but 20 knots south of Hokianga Harbour developing this evening, rising 30 knots elsewhere late Monday morning. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres easing. Northwest swell 2 metres developing. Fair visibility in showers developing Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots. Becoming late Wednesday southwest 40 knots with very rough sea. Easing late Thursday southwest 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday.

Milford

Southwest rising to 25 knots this afternoon, then easing to variable 10 knots Monday evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Northwest swell 3 metres easing. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Tuesday morning northeast 35 knots.Becoming Tuesday afternoon northwest 25 knots, rising Wednesday morning 35 knots. Changing late Wednesday southwest 40 knots, easing Thursday 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Northwest swell becoming heavy for a time Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday.

Plenty

Westerly 25 knots. Sea rough. Northwest swell 1 metre developing in the east. Fair visibility in rain developing Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Tuesday evening northwest 25 knots, becoming late Wednesday westerly 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing late Thursday southwest 25 knots.

Portland

North of East Cape: Northwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots Monday morning, then easing to 25 knots Monday evening. South of East Cape: Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing this evening, rising to 25 knots Monday morning. Changing southerly 20 knots Monday afternoon, then easing to 10 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres offshore.Poor visibility in rain developing Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning northeast 15 knots everywhere, rising Tuesday afternoon 30 knots. Becoming Tuesday night northwest 30 knots but 40 knots in north. Rising Wednesday northwest 35 knots in south. Changing Thursday southwest 35 knots, easing later 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Moderate southwest swell developing Thursday.

Puysegur

Southwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots late Monday afternoon. Northeast 15 knots developing late Monday evening. Moderate sea easing. Northwest swell 3 metres dying out. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Fair visibility in isolated showers, clearing Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northeast 40 knots, becoming for a time Tuesday afternoon westerly 30 knots. Changing Wednesday southwest 40 knots, becoming Thursday westerly 30 knots.Sea very rough at times. Heavy northwest swell developing for a time Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming heavy Wednesday.

Raglan

Northwest 20 knots, rising to 30 knots Monday morning, then easing to southerly 15 knots south of Kawhia Harbour Monday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres at times. Northwest swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain developing late Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday afternoon northwest 25 knots everywhere. Changing late Wednesday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing Thursday southwest 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday.

Rangitata

Southerly 25 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Southwest 15 knots developing early Monday morning, then easing to variable 10 knots Monday evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Tuesday morning northeast 25 knots, becoming Tuesday afternoon northwest 20 knots. Changing Wednesday southwest 25 knots, becoming early Thursday northerly 15 knots, changing later southwest 15 knots. Moderate northeast swell developing Tuesday easing Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Stephens

Northwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots overnight, then changing southeast 20 knots Monday morning. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, 2 metres easing for a time. Northwest swell in the east,rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing this evening,clearing Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday afternoon northwest 40 knots. Changing late Wednesday southwest 40 knots, easing Thursday 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy in west Thursday. Moderate northwest swell everywhere at times.

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