Coastal Weather

Issued at 16:04 on Sunday 26 March 2017. Valid for Sunday.

Valid from 16:04 on Sunday 26 March 2017 until 00:12 on Tuesday 28 March 2017.

Abel

Variable 10 knots but easterly 15 knots north of Separation Point, becoming variable 10 knots everywhere this afternoon. Southeast 15 knots developing in the north Monday morning. Sea slight. Northerly swell 1 metre developing for a time. Poor visibility in rain at times, clearing Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots but southeast 15 knots in the north, becoming everywhere Thursday variable 10 knots.

Brett

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this afternoon, then changing northwest 15 knots overnight tonight. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain, mainly this afternoon through overnight tonight when thunderstorms are possible.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 10 knots, rising Tuesday easterly 20 knots, changing late Wednesday northwest 15 knots.

Castlepoint

Northeast 25 knots, easing to 15 knots but variable 10 knots south of Cape Palliser early Monday morning. Becoming variable 10 knots but southerly 30 knots in the south around midday Monday, then easing to southeast 20 knots in the south Monday evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 15 knots, turning Tuesday northeast 20 knots. Southerly swell becoming moderate Tuesday, easing Thursday.

Chalmers

Northeast 25 knots easing to 15 knots this afternoon, turning southwest 15 knots this evening, then rising to 25 knots for a time Monday morning. Becoming northeast 15 knots Monday evening. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Poor visibility in rain, clearing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Wednesday.

Chatham Islands

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 20 knots developing this evening, easing to 10 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Northerly swell 2 metres developing. Fair visibility in rain developing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots, rising early Thursday northeast 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate northerly swell at times. Moderate southwest swell, easing for a time Thursday.

Colville

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this afternoon, changing northwest 15 knots early Monday morning. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain, mainly this evening and early Monday morning when thunderstorms are possible.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 10 knots, rising Wednesday northeast 20 knots, becoming early Thursday northwest 15 knots.

Conway

Northeast 25 knots, easing to 15 knots early Monday morning, then changing southwest 25 knots late Monday morning. Southwest easing to 15 knots Monday evening. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in rain at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning northeast 15 knots, turning for a time Thursday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Wednesday.

Cook

Variable 10 knots. Southeast 15 knots developing late Monday morning, changing southerly 40 knots early Monday afternoon. Southerly easing to 30 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southerly swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday southerly 20 knots. Becoming Thursday variable 10 knots.

Foveaux

Variable 10 knots. Southerly 15 knots developing this evening, easing to variable 10 knots Monday morning. Northeast 25 knots developing Monday evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in rain this afternoon and evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday morning northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Grey

Northeast 20 knots, easing to easterly 10 knots Monday morning. Moderate sea, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain at times, easing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday southwest 15 knots, dying out Thursday. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Kaipara

Northeast 15 knots but 25 knots offshore, changing northwest 20 knots overnight tonight, easing to 10 knots Monday evening. Rough sea offshore, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre, dying out. Poor visibility in rain and possible thunderstorms, easing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Becoming early Wednesday southeast 20 knots, turning Thursday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Milford

Northeast 20 knots, changing southwest 15 knots this evening, easing to variable 10 knots Monday afternoon. Moderate sea, easing.Southwest swell 2 metres. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, clearing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, becoming Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northeast 25 knots with rough sea. Southwest swell becoming heavy early Thursday.

Plenty

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening, turning northwest 15 knots around midday Monday. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain, mainly this evening and Monday morning when thunderstorms are possible.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 10 knots, rising Tuesday northeast 25 knots with rough sea, easing Thursday northerly 15 knots.

Portland

Northeast 25 knots, easing to 15 knots inshore Monday morning. Gradually easing to variable 10 knots everywhere Monday afternoon and evening. Rough sea, easing. Southerly swell 3 metres offshore, easing. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in occasional rain, clearing Monday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Tuesday northerly 15 knots. Southerly swell becoming moderate Tuesday, easing Thursday.

Puysegur

Southeast 20 knots, rising to 35 knots north of West Cape this evening. Southeast easing to 10 knots in the south Monday morning, then becoming easterly 20 knots everywhere Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northeast swell 1 metre developing in the north for a time. Fair visibility in rain, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 30 knots, easing early Wednesday 20 knots, rising again Thursday 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy early Thursday. Northwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday.

Raglan

Northeast 25 knots, easing to 15 knots Monday morning. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre, dying out. Poor visibility in periods of rain, easing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 15 knots, turning Thursday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Rangitata

Northeast 15 knots but 25 knots offshore, easing to variable 10 knots everywhere this evening. Southerly 25 knots developing Monday morning, easing to southeast 15 knots Monday afternoon. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in rain developing Monday morning, easing Monday afternoon. Areas of fog developing this evening, clearing Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Tuesday morning northeast 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Wednesday.

Stephens

Easterly 15 knots but northeast 25 knots west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, becoming easterly 15 knots everywhere Monday morning.Changing southeast 40 knots Monday afternoon, easing to 30 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southwest swell in the west, 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday morning southeast 15 knots, becoming Thursday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times in the west.

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