Coastal Weather

Issued at 16:04 on Monday 25 July 2016. Valid for Monday.

Valid from 16:04 on Monday 25 July 2016 until 00:12 on Wednesday 27 July 2016.

Abel

Variable 10 knots but westerly 20 knots north of Separation Point, becoming variable 10 knots everywhere this evening. Northwest 20 knots developing in the north Tuesday evening. Sea moderate in the north at times. Northerly swell 1 metre dying out.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday westerly 15 knots, but 25 knots in north, rising late Thursday westerly 35 knots in north. Becoming late Friday westerly 25 knots but 15 knots in south.Sea becoming very rough for a time in the north.

Brett

Westerly 20 knots, turning northerly 15 knots this evening, rising to northwest 25 knots early Tuesday morning. Turning southwest 25 knots late Tuesday morning, then easing to 15 knots Tuesday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain from Tuesday morning, easing Tuesday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, rising early Thursday northwest 30 knots, changing late Thursday southwest 30 knots, then easing Friday westerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Castlepoint

Westerly 40 knots but southwest 20 knots south of Cape Palliser, becoming westerly 20 knots everywhere this evening, then easing to variable 10 knots Tuesday morning. Northwest 20 knots developing Tuesday evening. Very rough sea in the north,easing. Southwest swell 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday morning northwest 30 knots and Thursday 40 knots with very rough sea, then easing late Friday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Chalmers

Southwest 30 knots easing to 20 knots this evening. Becoming northerly 15 knots Tuesday morning, rising to 25 knots Tuesday evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell 3 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, changing Thursday southwest 20 knots, rising early Friday southwest 35 knots then tending late Friday northwest 25 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell.

Chatham Islands

Southwest 35 knots easing to 25 knots Tuesday afternoon. Very rough sea easing. Northwest and southeast swells,both 4 metres and easing. Poor visibility in showers, easing Tuesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday morning southwest 15 knots, tending Wednesday afternoon northwest 15 knots. Rising Thursday northwest 25 knots then changing late Friday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell at times.

Colville

Westerly 25 knots easing to northwest 15 knots this evening.Northwest rising to 25 knots early Tuesday morning, turning southwest 25 knots late morning, easing to 15 knots Tuesday evening. Sea rough at times. Northerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain from Tuesday morning, easing Tuesday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, rising early Thursday northwest 30 knots, changing late Thursday southwest 30 knots, then easing late Friday westerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Conway

Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots this evening.Northeast 20 knots developing Tuesday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 20 knots, rising Wednesday evening northwest 30 knots in the north with rough sea. Easing late Friday northwest 20 knots everywhere. Moderate southwest swell.

Cook

Northwest 25 knots but southerly 15 knots south of Turakirae Head, becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere this evening, then easing to variable 10 knots Tuesday morning. Northwest 20 knots developing Tuesday evening. Rough sea in the north, easing. Northerly swell 1 metre dying out. Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday northwest 35 knots and Thursday 45 knots with high sea, then easing early Friday northwest 25 knots.

Foveaux

Southwest 30 knots easing to westerly 20 knots this evening. Becoming northerly 15 knots Tuesday morning, rising to 25 knots Tuesday evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell 3 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, changing Wednesday night westerly 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing for a time early Friday westerly 25 knots. Southwest swell, becoming heavy for a time Thursday.

Grey

Southwest 20 knots easing to variable 10 knots this evening.Northeast 15 knots developing south of Abut Head Tuesday afternoon,becoming northerly 25 knots but 15 knots in the north Tuesday evening.Sea becoming rough in the south. Westerly swell 6 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain spreading from the south Tuesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, rising Wednesday evening 25 knots then changing late Thursday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing late Friday westerly 25 knots. Heavy westerly swell.

Kaipara

Westerly 20 knots turning northerly 20 knots this evening, rising to 30 knots for a time early Tuesday morning. Becoming southwest 20 knots late Tuesday morning. Sea becoming rough for a time. Westerly swell 5 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain developing overnight tonight, easing late Tuesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, rising early Thursday northwest 30 knots, changing late Thursday southwest 30 knots, then easing Friday westerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Westerly swell, becoming heavy Friday.

Milford

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening, rising to northeast 25 knots Tuesday morning and to 35 knots late Tuesday afternoon. Changing westerly 25 knots late Tuesday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Northwest swell, 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain from Tuesday morning with possible thunderstorms from Tuesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning northerly 20 knots, rising Wednesday afternoon 30 knots. Changing Wednesday evening westerly 30 knots, rising Thursday 40 knots with very rough sea, then easing Friday 30 knots. Heavy westerly swell. Moderate northwest swell, easing Wednesday.

Plenty

Westerly 30 knots, easing to 15 knots this evening. Rising to northwest 25 knots early Tuesday morning, easing to southwest 15 knots late Tuesday morning. Sea rough at times. Northerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain from Tuesday morning, easing Tuesday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, rising early Thursday northwest 30 knots, changing late Thursday southwest 30 knots, then easing late Friday westerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Portland

Westerly 35 knots but 25 knots south of East Cape, becoming westerly 15 knots everywhere this evening. Changing northeast 15 knots Tuesday morning, easing to variable 10 knots Tuesday afternoon. Very rough sea in the north easing. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday morning northwest 20 knots, rising Thursday 30 knots, then easing late Friday westerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Puysegur

Southwest 30 knots, becoming westerly 20 knots but northerly 15 knots west of West Cape this evening and northerly 20 knots everywhere overnight. Northerly rising to 40 knots in the west Tuesday morning, changing northwest 30 knots everywhere Tuesday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time.Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Northwest swell, 3 metres developing.Poor visibility in rain from Tuesday morning with possibile thunderstorms from Tuesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday afternoon northerly 35 knots and Wednesday evening 45 knots with high sea. Changing Wednesday night westerly 35 knots, then easing for a time early Friday westerly 30 knots. Heavy westerly swell. Moderate northwest swell, easing Wednesday.

Raglan

Westerly 25 knots easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Northwest 25 knots but southeast 15 knots south of Kawhia Harbour developing early Tuesday morning, becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere Tuesday afternoon, turning northwest 15 knots Tuesday evening. Sea rough at times. Westerly swell 6 metres easing. Poor visibility in showers, easing Tuesday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, rising early Thursday northwest 30 knots, changing late Thursday southwest 30 knots, then easing late Friday westerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell, becoming heavy Friday.

Rangitata

Southwest 25 knots easing to variable 10 knots late this evening. Northerly 20 knots developing Tuesday afternoon. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 3 metres offshore easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday evening northwest 25 knots, turning Thursday southwest 20 knots. Rising early Friday southwest 35 knots offshore with very rough sea, then tending late Friday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Stephens

Westerly 25 knots easing to northwest 15 knots this evening and to variable 10 knots overnight. Northwest 20 knots developing Tuesday evening. Rough sea easing. Westerly swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, 6 metres easing. Westerly swell in the east, 5 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain developing late Tuesday morning, mainly in the north, easing by Tuesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots rising late Thursday 40 knots then easing late Friday 30 knots. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell, becoming heavy in the west from Thursday.

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