Coastal Weather

Issued at 01:01 on Monday 02 February 2015. Valid for Monday.

Valid from 01:01 on Monday 02 February 2015 until 00:12 on Tuesday 03 February 2015.

Abel

Variable 10 knots but westerly 20 knots north of Separation Point. Northwest 25 knots developing everywhere late this morning. Sea becoming rough. Northerly swell 1 metre at times. Poor visibility in scattered rain, possibly becoming heavy for a time this morning, easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest easing Tuesday 20 knots in the north but turning southwest 15 knots in the south. Northwest rising early Wednesday 35 knots with very rough sea, easing 25 knots for a time Thursday morning.

Brett

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing late this morning. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in isolated showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 10 knots, rising late Thursday 20 knots.

Castlepoint

Northerly 20 knots but 35 knots south of Cape Palliser. Becoming Northwest 30 knots everywhere late morning then rising to 40 knots this afternoon and to 50 knots late evening. Sea becoming high. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres for a time, offshore. Northwest swell 2 metres developing in the south. Poor visibility in scattered rain, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday afternoon southerly 10 knots. Northwest rising early Wednesday 40 knots with very rough sea. Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Chalmers

Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing for a time this morning and early afternoon, then turning southwest 15 knots late afternoon and rising to 35 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough. Northeast swell 2 metres, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in showers developing this morning, becoming heavy and thundery for a time this afternoon and evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest easing Tuesday afternoon 15 knots, changing northwest late Tuesday.Northwest rising early Wednesday 45 knots with high sea. Changing later Wednesday southwest 35 knots. Southwest swell becoming high for a time on Thursday.

Chatham Islands

Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning. Southwest swell 2 metres at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early northwest Tuesday 25 knots, changing southwest Tuesday afternoon. Developing Wednesday morning northwest 30 knots with rough sea. Northwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday, easing Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming high Thursday.

Colville

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing this morning. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in occasional showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday afternoon southwest 15 knots. Becoming early Wednesday northwest 20 knots, changing Thursday southwest.

Conway

Northwest 15 knots. Turning northeast 20 knots for a time this morning then rising to northwest 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Northeast swell 2 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Tuesday southwest 25 knots, dying away Tuesday afternoon. Becoming late Tuesday northerly 15 knots, rising Wednesday morning 35 knots with very rough sea.Becoming Wednesday evening westerly 30 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday.

Cook

Northerly rising to 35 knots late this morning, and to 45 knots early this evening. Sea becoming high. Poor visibility in periods of rain, easing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday afternoon southerly 20 knots. Northerly rising early Wednesday 45 knots with high sea, tending later Wednesday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea.

Foveaux

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 25 knots developing early this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain at times, possibly becoming heavy and thundery this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming late Tuesday northwest 25 knots, rising early Wednesday 55 knots with high sea. Westerly easing later Wednesday 35 knots. Southwest swell becoming high for a time Thursday.

Grey

Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this morning, then turning southwest 35 knots but 25 knots north of Cape Foulwind this evening. Sea becoming very rough in the south. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy and thundery at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest gradually easing Tuesday 15 knots. Westerly rising early Wednesday 35 knots with very rough sea.Moderate northwest sell, easing Tuesday. Southwest swell becoming high Thursday.

Kaipara

Northeast 15 knots turning northwest 15 knots late this morning. Sea slight. Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in occasional showers in the south, easing for a time this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday morning southwest 15 knots. Westerly swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Milford

Northeast rising to 30 knots for a time this morning. Turning southwest 20 knots early this afternoon and rising to 35 knots by early evening. Sea becoming very rough. Northwest swell 2 metres at times. Southwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain at times, possibly heavy and thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest gradually easing Tuesday afternoon 15 knots. Becoming northwest 35 knots with very rough sea Tuesday evening, changing southwest Wednesday morning.Southwest swell becoming high Wednesday.

Plenty

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing this morning. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 25 knots with rough sea.

Portland

Northerly rising to 20 knots this morning. Becoming northwest 20 knots about midday. Sea becoming moderate. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres for a time, offshore. Poor visibility in showers developing this morning, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest dying away Tuesday afternoon. Northwest rising Wednesday 25 knots with rough sea. Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Puysegur

Variable 10 knots but northeast 20 knots west of Puysegur Point. Becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere about midday and rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres developing. Northwest swell 1 metre, easing. Poor visibility in rain at times, possibly heavy and thundery in the west.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising late Tuesday northwest 50 knots with high sea. Changing southwest Wednesday morning and easing late Wednesday 35 knots. Southwest swell becoming high Wednesday.

Raglan

Northwest rising to 20 knots this morning. Sea becoming moderate. Northwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in periods of rain, possibly becoming heavy and thundery from this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Tuesday southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing later Tuesday westerly 15 knots. Rising Wednesday westerly 25 knots with rough sea. Southwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday.

Rangitata

Variable 10 knots everywhere. Northerly 20 knots developing this morning, then turning southwest 35 knots south of Rangitata river late this evening. Sea becoming very rough in the south. Northeast swell 2 metres, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in showers developing this morning, possibly heavy and thundery in the south this afternoon and evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 30 knots, dying away Tuesday afternoon. Developing late Tuesday northerly 20 knots, tending early Wednesday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing late Wednesday southwest 30 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate on Tuesday.

Stephens

Northwest 20 knots gradually rising to 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in periods of rain, possibly heavy and thundery west of Cape Farewell to Hawera for a time this morning, easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly easing Tuesday 20 knots but becoming early Wednesday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Southwest swell becoming moderate in west Tuesday.

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