Coastal Weather

Issued at 16:04 on Thursday 27 November 2014. Valid for Thursday.

Valid from 16:04 on Thursday 27 November 2014 until 00:12 on Saturday 29 November 2014.

Abel

South of Separation Point: Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots overnight.Southwest 20 knots developing Friday afternoon.North of Separation Point: Westerly 30 knots, easing to 15 knots Friday morning, then rising to southwest 25 knots Friday afternoon. Sea rough at times in the north. Poor visibility in showers developing Friday afternoon,easing in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Saturday 35 knots in north but 25 knots in south. Easing late Sunday 25 knots in north but 15 knots in south and gradually dying away Monday. Sea becoming very rough in north for a time.

Brett

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 20 knots developing Friday morning, changing southwest 25 knots early Friday evening. Sea becoming rough. Poor visibility in showers Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots.

Castlepoint

Northwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots early Friday morning and 15 knots late Friday morning. Changing southerly 20 knots early Friday evening. Very rough sea easing. Northwest swell south of Cape Palliser, 2 metres dying out. Southwest swell 1 metre developing.Poor visibility in showers developing early Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest gradually rising Saturday 35 knots, changing late Sunday southwest 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell becoming moderate late Sunday.

Chalmers

Southerly 15 knots, but westerly 35 knots south of Otago Peninsula. Becoming southwest 25 knots everywhere this evening, easing to 15 knots late Friday evening. Very rough sea in the south, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres at times. Poor visibility in showers developing overnight,easing Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Saturday northwest 15 knots, changing Saturday afternoon southwest 30 knots. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell.

Chatham Islands

Northwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots for a time overnight. Changing southwest 15 knots Friday evening. Sea rough at times. Northwest swell 2 metres easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising early Saturday 25 knots, but tending later Saturday northwest 15 knots. Northwest rising Sunday 30 knots but easing Monday 20 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell.

Colville

Westerly 15 knots, rising to northwest 25 knots Friday afternoon,then changing southwest 25 knots Friday evening. Sea becoming rough. Poor visibility in showers developing Friday afternoon, easing in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 25 knots. Rough sea.

Conway

Northwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots overnight. Becoming southerly 15 knots Friday morning. Rough sea easing. Northeast swell 1 metre, dying out.Southwest swell 1 metre developing.Poor visibility in showers developing Friday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest gradually rising Saturday 30 knots. Changing early Sunday southwest 15 knots. Southwest rising Monday 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday, easing Monday.

Cook

Northwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots late this evening. Changing southerly 15 knots Friday afternoon, rising to 25 knots for a time Friday evening. Very rough sea easing. Poor visibility in showers developing Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest gradually rising to 35 knots Saturday, gradually dying away Sunday and becoming southerly 15 knots Monday. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell becoming moderate on Sunday, easing Monday.

Foveaux

Westerly 35 knots easing to southwest 25 knots this evening. Becoming westerly 15 knots Friday evening. Very rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore. Poor visibility in showers, easing Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly rising early Saturday 25 knots, easing late Monday southwest 15 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Sunday.

Grey

Westerly 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots inshore for a time overnight. Becoming southwest 30 knots everywhere Friday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 3 metres at times offshore. Poor visibility in rain or showers,possibly thundery this evening, easing Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots, rising early Sunday 35 knots but gradually easing Monday 15 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots but northwest 15 knots south of Hokianga Harbour, becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere overnight. Changing southwest 25 knots Friday afternoon, easing to 15 knots Friday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time.Poor visibility in showers developing Friday morning, easing Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Milford

Westerly 20 knots becoming southwest 30 knots overnight, rising to 40 knots for a time Friday afternoon. Becoming westerly 20 knots again late Friday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, easing Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising late Saturday 35 knots but gradually easing Monday 20 knots.Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Sunday.

Plenty

Westerly 20 knots, tending northerly 20 knots Friday morning, then becoming westerly 30 knots Friday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Poor visibility in showers developing Friday morning, easing in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 25 knots. Rough sea.

Portland

Northwest 25 knots, but northerly 15 knots south of Tolaga Bay, becoming northwest 25 knots everywhere this evening. Easing to northwest 15 knots Friday morning, then changing southwest 20 knots in the south early Friday evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in showers developing Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly gradually rising Saturday to 30 knots, easing late Sunday 20 knots. Changing Monday southwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell becoming moderate Monday.

Puysegur

Westerly 20 knots but southwest 30 knots south of West Cape, rising to southwest 30 knots everywhere overnight. Easing to westerly 20 knots Friday evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell 4 metres easing.Poor visibility in showers,easing Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising late Saturday 35 knots but gradually easing Monday 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Sunday.

Raglan

Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 25 knots early Friday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Poor visibility in showers developing late this evening, easing Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly rising to 30 knots for a time on Sunday. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell.

Rangitata

Northwest 20 knots but southerly 15 knots south of the Rangitata river,changing southerly 15 knots everywhere this evening. Rising to southwest 25 knots in the south for a time Friday afternoon and early evening. Sea becoming rough for a time.Southwest swell rising to 2 metres.Poor visibility in showers overnight.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing early Saturday northerly 15 knots but becoming southerly 15 knots for a time. Developing early Sunday southwest 30 knots. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell, easing Monday.

Stephens

Northwest 30 knots, easing to westerly 20 knots Friday morning. Becoming southwest 30 knots Friday afternoon, then easing to 20 knots east of Farewell Spit to Hawera Friday evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell in the west, rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Westerly swell in the east,1 metre. Poor visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly rising Saturday 35 knots. Easing late Sunday southwest 25 knots and dying away in the east Monday. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell in west.

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