Coastal Weather

Issued at 12:12 on Monday 01 May 2017. Valid for Monday.

Valid from 12:12 on Monday 01 May 2017 until 00:12 on Wednesday 03 May 2017.

Abel

Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Becoming westerly 20 knots north of Separation Point Tuesday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the north. Changing everywhere late Wednesday or early Thursday southwest 25 knots, easing late Thursday 15 knots. Becoming Friday variable 10 knots but easterly 15 knots in the north. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time.

Brett

Southwest 25 knots easing to 15 knots Tuesday morning and tending southeast 15 knots Tuesday afternoon. Becoming variable 10 knots Tuesday evening. Rough sea easing. Northerly swell 1 metre dying out. Easterly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday northwest 20 knots, changing Thursday southwest 20 knots, then turning late Friday southeast 15 knots.

Castlepoint

Southwest 35 knots, easing to 25 knots this evening and to southwest 15 knots but variable 10 knots south of Cape Palliser overnight. Becoming northerly 15 knots but 25 knots in the south Tuesday morning, rising to 25 knots but 35 knots in the south Tuesday evening. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers easing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday northwest 35 knots but 45 knots in the south. Changing everywhere Thursday morning southwest 35 knots, turning for a time later Thursday northwest 20 knots. Southwest gradually easing Friday 25 knots. Sea becoming high in the south for a time. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Friday.

Chalmers

Northwest 20 knots tending northeast 20 knots Tuesday afternoon. Sea moderate. Southwest swell 3 metres offshore, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday southwest 30 knots, rising for a time Thursday 45 knots with high sea, then easing late Friday southwest 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Friday.

Chatham Islands

Southerly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots overnight and to variable 10 knots Tuesday evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Northwest swell 2 metres dying out. Fair visibility in showers, clearing overnight.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday northwest 30 knots, changing Thursday morning southwest 25 knots, easing early Friday southerly 15 knots. Southerly rising later Friday 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy Friday. Moderate northwest swell developing Wednesday, easing Thursday.

Colville

Southwest 25 knots easing to 15 knots Tuesday morning and to variable 10 knots Tuesday afternoon. Rough sea easing. Northerly swell 1 metre dying out. Easterly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday morning northwest 15 knots, rising late Wednesday 25 knots. Changing Thursday southwest 25 knots, turning late Friday southeast 15 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Conway

Southwest 30 knots but 20 knots south of Kaikoura Peninsula. Becoming variable 10 knots everywhere this evening, and northerly 20 knots Tuesday morning. Rough sea in the north, easing. Southwest swell 3 metres offshore, easing. Poor visibility in showers clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Wednesday northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the north, changing everywhere late Wednesday southwest 25 knots. Turning Thursday morning or afternoon northwest 15 knots, changing later Thursday southwest 40 knots, then gradually easing Friday 15 knots. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Friday.

Cook

Southerly 35 knots easing to 25 knots early evening and to variable 10 knots overnight. Northerly 15 knots developing early Tuesday morning, then rising to 25 knots around midday, and to 35 knots south of Cape Terawhiti Tuesday evening. Sea very rough at times. Southerly swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 35 knots, rising for a time Wednesday 45 knots. Changing early Thursday southerly 35 knots, turning for a time later Thursday northwest 15 knots. Southerly gradually easing Friday 20 knots. Sea becoming high for a time. Southerly swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Foveaux

Northwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Easterly swell 1 metre dying out.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday southwest 25 knots, rising for a time Thursday 40 knots with very rough sea, then easing late Friday westerly 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Friday.

Grey

Variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots south of Abut Head. Becoming northerly 15 knots in the south Tuesday morning, and northerly 15 knots but 25 knots in the south Tuesday evening. Sea becoming rough in the south. Southwest swell 5 metres easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere early Wednesday northerly 30 knots. Changing later Wednesday southwest 25 knots, rising Thursday 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing Friday morning southerly 15 knots but 25 knots offshore, then everywhere late Friday variable 10 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Friday. Moderate northwest swell developing Wednesday, easing Thursday.

Kaipara

Southwest 20 knots tending southeast 15 knots Tuesday morning and becoming variable 10 knots Tuesday evening. Moderate sea easing. Southwest swell 5 metres easing. Southeast swell north of Cape Reinga, 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday northwest 20 knots, changing Thursday morning southwest 20 knots, then turning late Friday southeast 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Friday.

Milford

Southwest 20 knots tending northerly 15 knots this evening. Northerly rising to 25 knots Tuesday afternoon and to 35 knots Tuesday evening. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Northwest swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain developing Tuesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday morning southwest 25 knots, rising for a time Thursday 35 knots, then gradually easing Friday southwest 15 knots. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy Wednesday, easing Friday. Northwest swell becoming heavy for a time Wednesday.

Plenty

Southerly 25 knots easing to 15 knots Tuesday morning and to variable 10 knots Tuesday afternoon. Rough sea easing. Northerly swell 1 metre dying out. Easterly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday morning northwest 15 knots, rising later Wednesday 25 knots. Changing Thursday southwest 25 knots, turning late Friday southeast 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Portland

Southerly 50 knots, easing to 30 knots south of Mahia Peninsula this afternoon and to 30 knots everywhere this evening. Southwest easing to 20 knots Tuesday morning and to variable 10 knots Tuesday afternoon. Northwest 15 knots developing Tuesday evening. High sea, easing. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Poor visibility in showers, clearing Tuesday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Wednesday northwest 30 knots. Changing Thursday southwest 25 knots, rising Friday morning 40 knots with very rough sea, easing late Friday 30 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Friday.

Puysegur

Northwest 15 knots, rising to 30 knots south of West Cape this evening. Northwest rising to 25 knots but 35 knots in the south Tuesday morning, and to 35 knots but 50 knots in the south Tuesday afternoon. Sea becoming high in the south. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Northwest swell 3 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain developing Tuesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing everywhere early Wednesday southwest 25 knots, rising for a time Thursday 35 knots, then easing Friday westerly 15 knots. High sea in the south easing. Southwest swell becoming heavy Wednesday, easing Friday. Northwest swell becoming heavy for a time Wednesday.

Raglan

Southerly 30 knots easing to 20 knots this evening. Easing to variable 10 knots Tuesday morning. Becoming northwest 15 knots south of Tirua Point Tuesday evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 5 metres easing. Fair visibility in showers clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Wednesday northwest 25 knots, changing early Thursday southwest 25 knots, then turning Friday southeast 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Friday.

Rangitata

Southwest 15 knots. Becoming variable 10 knots this afternoon and northerly 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres offshore, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday southwest 25 knots, turning Thursday morning northwest 20 knots. Changing later Thursday southwest 40 knots with very rough sea, easing Friday 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy offshore Thursday, easing Friday.

Stephens

Southeast 30 knots easing to 15 knots this evening. Turning northwest 15 knots Tuesday morning and rising to 25 knots Tuesday afternoon. Rough sea easing for a time. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, 5 metres, easing. Westerly swell in the east, 3 metres easing. Southeast swell in the west, 2 metres dying out.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Wednesday 35 knots, changing late Wednesday or early Thursday southwest 30 knots but 20 knots in the east. Becoming Friday southeast 15 knots but 25 knots in the east. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell becoming heavy in west for a time Friday. Moderate northwest swell developing Wednesday, easing Thursday.

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