Coastal Weather

Issued at 20:08 on Saturday 19 April 2014. Valid for Saturday.

Valid from 16:04 on Saturday 19 April 2014 until 00:12 on Monday 21 April 2014.

Abel

Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots north of Separation Point tonight, then rising to 35 knots but 25 knots in the south late Sunday morning.Becoming westerly 25 knots,but northwest 15 knots in the south Sunday evening.Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time.Northwest swell 1 metre or less. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery from Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing late Monday southwest 15 knots, becoming Tuesday southeast 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday northwest 15 knots.

Brett

Northwest rising to 25 knots Sunday morning, then easing to westerly 15 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers developing Sunday afternoon, possibly heavy and thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday southwest 20 knots, turning Wednesday southeast 15 knots.

Castlepoint

Northwest 25 knots but 15 knots north of Cape Palliser, rising to 35 knots but 25 knots in the north Sunday morning, and to 35 knots everywhere Sunday evening. Sea becoming very rough. Northeast swell 2 metres. Southerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in a showers Sunday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday southwest 25 knots, tending Tuesday southeast 15 knots, dying out Wednesday. Developing late Wednesday northeast 15 knots. Very rough sea easing.

Chalmers

Northeast 25 knots, easing to northerly 15 knots tonight, turning westerly 15 knots Sunday morning, then rising to 25 knots Sunday evening. Rough sea easing for a time. Northeast swell 3 metres easing. Southerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers developing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 30 knots, dying out Tuesday. Developing early Wednesday northerly 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate easterly swell easing Monday. Moderate southwest swell.

Chatham Islands

Northerly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northeast swell 3 metres easing. Patches of fog, and poor visibility in rain clearing tonight.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising to 25 knots early Monday, turning late Monday southwest 20 knots, easing Wednesday 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell tending northerly Monday and dying out Tuesday.Southwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday.

Colville

Northwest rising to 25 knots Sunday morning, then easing to westerly 15 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, some heavy and thundery, clearing this evening, returning Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday southwest 25 knots, turning Wednesday southeast 15 knots. Rough sea easing.

Conway

Northerly 25 knots but 15 knots south of Kaikoura. Sea rough in the north. Northeast swell 2 metres. Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday southwest 20 knots, dying out Tuesday. Developing Wednesday northerly 20 knots. Moderate easterly swell easing Monday.

Cook

Northerly 20 knots rising to 30 knots tonight,and to 40 knots early Sunday afternoon, then easing to northwest 30 knots Sunday night. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers from Sunday morning,clearing in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Change Monday southerly 20 knots, dying out Tuesday. Developing Wednesday northerly 25 knots. Rough sea easing.

Foveaux

Northeast 20 knots, becoming northwest 30 knots Sunday morning, then changing southwest 35 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming very rough. Easterly swell 3 metres easing. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in showers developing Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 30 knots, easing late Monday southwest 20 knots, dying out Tuesday. Developing late Tuesday northwest 20 knots, rising Wednesday northerly 40 knots in west with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell.

Grey

Northwest 20 knots rising to northerly 30 knots north of Abut Head early Sunday morning,then changing southwest 25 knots everywhere late Sunday morning. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain,with possible thunderstorms in the north from Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing late Monday 15 knots, dying out late Tuesday. Developing Wednesday northeast 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Kaipara

Northwest rising to 25 knots early Sunday morning, easing to westerly 15 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers developing Sunday morning, some heavy and possibly thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest easing late Tuesday 15 knots, tending Wednesday southeast 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Milford

Northeast 45 knots, easing to northerly 25 knots late evening, then becoming southwest 30 knots Sunday morning. High sea easing.Southwest swell rising to 4 metres. Northerly swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in heavy rain, easing Sunday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots, easing Tuesday 15 knots. Developing early Wednesday northerly 15 knots, rising late Wednesday northeast 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell.

Plenty

Northwest rising to 25 knots early Sunday afternoon, easing to westerly 15 knots Sunday night. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in heavy showers, some thundery, clearing tonight, returning Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday westerly 25 knots, turning late Tuesday southerly 20 knots, easing Wednesday southeast 10 knots. Rough sea easing.

Portland

Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots about East Cape, rising to 25 knots in the south Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough everywhere. Northeast swell 2 metres. Southerly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers Sunday evening, possibly thundery in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, change late Monday southwest 15 knots, turning late Tuesday southerly 25 knots, easing Wednesday 10 knots. Sea rough at times.

Puysegur

North of Puysegur Point: Northeast 45 knots, turning northwest 40 knots tonight, then becoming southwest 35 knots Sunday morning. Elsewhere: Northeast 35 knots, turning northwest 35 knots tonight, then changing southwest 35 knots early Sunday afternoon. High sea in the north easing. Northerly swell west of Puysegur Point 3 metres easing. Easterly swell 3 metres easing.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Monday northwest 25 knots, turning late Monday southwest, dying out Tuesday. Developing late Tuesday northerly 30 knots, rising to Wednesday 45 knots with high sea. Moderate southwest swell.

Raglan

Northwest 20 knots, rising to 30 knots Sunday morning, easing to westerly 20 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre.Poor visibility in showers developing Sunday morning, some heavy and thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots, easing late Tuesday 15 knots, turning Wednesday southeast 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Rangitata

Northeast 20 knots turning northwest 15 knots Sunday morning and southwest 15 knots Sunday night. Moderate sea easing. Northeast swell 3 metres easing. Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday southwest 25 knots with rough sea, dying out Tuesday. Developing Wednesday northerly 20 knots. Moderate easterly swell easing Monday. Moderate southwest swell developing Tuesday.

Stephens

Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots tonight and to 35 knots late Sunday morning. Sea becoming very rough.Northwest swell 1 metre. Southwest swell west of Farewell Spit to Hawera, rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in occasional showers, possibly heavy and thundery Sunday.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday westerly 30 knots, change Tuesday southwest 20 knots then late Tuesday southeast 15 knots,dying out Wednesday. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell in west.

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