Coastal Weather

Issued at 06:06 on Sunday 26 June 2016. Valid for Sunday.

Valid from 04:04 on Sunday 26 June 2016 until 00:12 on Monday 27 June 2016.

Abel

Northerly 25 knots rising to northwest 35 knots north of Separation Point this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in periods of rain with some heavy and possibly thundery falls.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early morning Monday westerly 20 knots in the north and variable 10 knots elsewhere. Easing Monday afternoon variable 10 knots in the north. Moderate northerly swell easing Monday.

Brett

Northwest 25 knots rising to 35 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough. Northerly swell 2 metres, easing.Poor visibility in showers, with thunderstorms possible north of the Bay of Islands.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Monday afternoon westerly 25 knots and Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday morning northeast 35 knots, easing late Wednesday northeast 25 knots. Moderate northerly swell at times.

Castlepoint

Northeast 20 knots. Becoming northerly 25 knots but 35 knots south of Cape Palliser this morning. Sea becoming very rough in the south. Southwest swell 1 metre dying out. Northeast swell, 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in scattered rain, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Monday morning southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing Monday afternoon southwest 15 knots. Becoming Wednesday northeast 15 knots.

Chalmers

Northeast 25 knots. Turning southeast 25 knots this afternoon. Sea rough. Southwest swell 1 metre dying out. Southeast swell,2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 20 knots, becoming Monday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Tuesday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southeast swell easing Monday. Moderate southwest swell developing Tuesday.

Chatham Islands

Northerly 15 knots. Rising to northeast 25 knots this morning,turning northwest 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northerly swell rising to 3 metres. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Poor visibility in periods of rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, easing Monday afternoon 10 knots. Becoming Tuesday southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing Wednesday 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Wednesday. Moderate northerly swell easing Tuesday.

Colville

Northwest 25 knots rising to 35 knots offshore late this evening. Sea becoming very rough offshore.Northerly swell 2 metres, easing.Poor visibility in showers, some heavy and possibly thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 35 knots, easing Monday evening westerly 25 knots and Tuesday afternoon variable 10 knots.Developing Wednesday northeast 35 knots. Sea very rough at times. Moderate northerly swell at times.

Conway

Variable 10 knots becoming northeast 20 knots by mid-morning, turning southwest 15 knots south of Kaikoura this afternoon, and becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time.Southwest swell 1 metre dying out.Southeast swell,2 metres developing.Poor visibility in periods of rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Monday morning southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing Monday afternoon 15 knots becoming Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday northeast 15 knots. Moderate southeast swell easing Monday.

Cook

Northerly 25 knots rising to 35 knots this morning, and to 45 knots for a time this evening. Sea becoming high for a time.Southerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, with thunderstorms possible this afternoon and evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early morning Monday northerly 15 knots, becoming Monday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday southeast 15 knots.

Foveaux

Easterly 25 knots easing to 15 knots late this evening. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Southeast swell 2 metres, developing. Fair visibility in scattered rain developing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 20 knots, easing Monday morning 15 knots. Becoming Monday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Tuesday westerly 15 knots, changing Wednesday southerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times. Moderate southeast swell easing Monday.

Grey

Northeast 25 knots but 35 knots north of Cape Foulwind, becoming northeast 20 knots everywhere during this morning.Turning southeast 15 knots in the south this afternoon. Very rough sea in the north, easing.Westerly swell, rising to 5 metres, but to 3 metres south of Hokitika.Poor visibility in periods of rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Monday afternoon southwest 15 knots, rising Monday evening 25 knots with rough sea. Easing Tuesday afternoon variable 10 knots. Heavy westerly swell easing Monday morning.

Kaipara

Northwest rising to 35 knots this evening.Sea becoming very rough. Westerly swell rising to 5 metres. Poor visibility in showers with possible squally thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 35 knots, easing Monday afternoon westerly 25 knots and Tuesday afternoon variable 10 knots.Developing Wednesday morning northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the north,easing late Wednesday northeast 20 knots everywhere.Sea very rough at times. Heavy westerly swell easing Tuesday.

Milford

Northeast 20 knots. Turning southeast 15 knots late this morning. Moderate sea, easing. Westerly swell 3 metres. Poor visibility in periods of rain, clearing late this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Monday afternoon southwest 20 knots with rough sea. Easing Tuesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Plenty

Northwest 25 knots. Sea rough. Northerly swell 2 metres, easing. Poor visibility in showers, some heavy and possibly thundery.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots, rising Monday morning 40 knots with very rough sea. Easing Monday evening westerly 30 knots and Tuesday southwest 15 knots. Becoming Wednesday northeast 30 knots. Moderate northerly swell easing Monday.

Portland

Northerly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots south of East Cape this morning. Rough sea, easing in the south. Southwest swell 1 metre dying out. Northeast swell, 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the north with very rough sea. Easing Tuesday afternoon westerly 25 knots in the north and Tuesday evening southwest 15 knots everywhere. Becoming Wednesday northeast 25 knots.

Puysegur

Easterly 15 knots but 25 knots south of West Cape, rising to 35 knots in the south for a time this morning and afternoon. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time. Northwest swell 4 metres, easing. Southeast swell 3 metres developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 25 knots, easing Monday morning 15 knots and becoming Monday evening variable 10 knots. Developing Tuesday morning westerly 15 knots, rising to Tuesday afternoon 25 knots. Change Wednesday southerly 20 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southeast swell easing Monday. Southwest swell becoming heavy Wednesday.

Raglan

Northerly 25 knots rising to northwest 35 knots this morning. Sea becoming very rough. Westerly swell rising to 5 metres. Poor visibility in showers with possible squally thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Monday afternoon westerly 25 knots and Tuesday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday easterly 25 knots. Heavy westerly swell easing Monday.

Rangitata

Northeast 20 knots. Becoming southeast 15 knots but 25 knots south of the Rangitata river this morning, then southeast 15 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming rough in the south for a time. Southwest swell, 1 metre dying out. Southeast swell, 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning southwest 20 knots, easing Tuesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southeast swell easing Monday.

Stephens

Northeast 25 knots, becoming northwest 35 knots this morning. Sea becoming very rough. Westerly swell rising to 5 metres in the west and to 3 metres in the east. Poor visibility in showers with thunderstorms possible, mainly in the west.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early morning Monday westerly 25 knots,and Tuesday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday southeast 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Heavy westerly swell in west easing Monday.

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