Coastal Weather

Issued at 06:06 on Monday 02 May 2016. Valid for Monday.

Valid from 04:04 on Monday 02 May 2016 until 00:12 on Tuesday 03 May 2016.

Abel

North of Separation Point: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots around midday. Elsewhere: Variable 10 knots rising to northwest 15 knots around midday. Sea becoming rough in the north. Fair visibility in a few showers from this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest gradually easing Tuesday 15 knots but rising late Wednesday 30 knots. Changing Thursday morning southerly 10 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Brett

Northerly 10 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots, dying away late Thursday.

Castlepoint

Northwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest gradually easing Tuesday 20 knots. Northerly rising late Wednesday 25 knots but 35 knots in south. Changing Thursday southerly 15 knots. Sea becoming very rough in south for a time. Moderate southerly swell, easing Tuesday.

Chalmers

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this morning. Easing to northwest 15 knots late this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell 2 metres, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain for a time this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots, developing late Tuesday northeast 15 knots, rising early Wednesday 30 knots. Changing early Thursday southwest 35 knots. Southwest dying away late Thursday morning. Becoming Thursday afternoon northerly 10 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Moderate southeast swell, easing Tuesday. Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Chatham Islands

Southwest 15 knots turning northwest 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 4 metres, easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday evening southwest 15 knots, dying away early Wednesday. Developing late Wednesday northerly 15 knots, rising Thursday morning 25 knots. Changing late Thursday southwest 20 knots. Moderate westerly swell at times.

Colville

Variable 10 knots, becoming northwest 15 knots this morning. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers from this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, dying away late Thursday.

Conway

Northerly 15 knots rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell 2 metres, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest dying away Tuesday morning. Becoming later Tuesday northeast 15 knots. Northerly gradually rising Wednesday 35 knots. Changing early Thursday southerly 25 knots, dying away later Thursday. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Moderate southeast swell, easing Tuesday. Northerly swell becoming moderate for a time Thursday.

Cook

Northerly 25 knots gradually rising to 40 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly gradually easing Tuesday 25 knots but rising late Wednesday 40 knots. Changing Thursday morning southerly 15 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time.

Foveaux

Northerly 20 knots rising to 30 knots for a time this morning and afternoon. Becoming westerly 30 knots late this evening. Sea becoming rough. Westerly swell rising to 3 metres offshore.Poor visibility in occasional rain from late this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest easing Tuesday morning 15 knots. Becoming late Tuesday northeast 15 knots, rising early Wednesday 30 knots. Changing early Thursday westerly 25 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Westerly swell becoming heavy for a time Tuesday.

Grey

South of Cape Foulwind: Northerly 25 knots,rising to 35 knots this afternoon, then changing to westerly 15 knots this evening. Elsewhere: Northerly 15 knots rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Northwest swell 2 metres developing.Poor visibility in rain, possibly thundery at times from this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots, developing late Tuesday northeast 15 knots, rising early Wednesday 20 knots and later Wednesday 35 knots. Changing early Thursday southwest 15 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Westerly swell, heavy at times.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing this afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast rising late Tuesday 20 knots, dying away Thursday afternoon. Moderate westerly swell, easing Wednesday for a time.

Milford

Northeast 35 knots rising to 45 knots for a time this morning.Easing to northwest 25 knots this afternoon.Sea becoming high for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres easing.Northwest swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in rain, possibly thundery at times, easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly gradually rising Tuesday 30 knots and early Wednesday 40 knots. Becoming late Wednesday southwest 25 knots, easing early Thursday. Becoming later Thursday northerly 10 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Westerly swell, heavy at times.

Plenty

Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, changing late Thursday southeast 10 knots.

Portland

Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, easing early Wednesday 10 knots south of East Cape. Becoming late Wednesday northwest 20 knots everywhere. Changing late Thursday southerly 15 knots. Moderate southerly swell, easing Tuesday.

Puysegur

Northerly 40 knots rising to 50 knots west of West Cape for a time this morning. Becoming northwest 55 knots late this afternoon. Sea high at times.Southwest swell 2 metres easing.Northwest swell rising to 5 metres.Poor visibility in rain,possibly thundery at times,easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest easing early Tuesday 30 knots. Tending later Tuesday northerly 40 knots. Changing late Wednesday northwest 25 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Westerly swell, heavy at times.

Raglan

Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising Wednesday afternoon 25 knots. Changing Thursday morning southwest 10 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate westerly swell, easing Wednesday for a time.

Rangitata

Northeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots this morning,easing to northwest 20 knots late this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell 2 metres,easing. Northeast swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Tuesday southerly 10 knots. Developing late Tuesday morning northeast 15 knots, rising early Wednesday 25 knots. Changing early Thursday southwest 30 knots. Becoming Thursday afternoon northeast 10 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southeast swell, easing Tuesday. Northerly swell becoming moderate for a time Thursday.

Stephens

Northwest 15 knots rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, 2 metres easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest gradually easing Tuesday 15 knots but rising late Wednesday 30 knots. Becoming Thursday morning westerly 10 knots, changing late Thursday southeast 15 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate westerly swell in west, easing Wednesday for a time.

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