Coastal Weather

Issued at 01:01 on Tuesday 23 December 2014. Valid for Tuesday.

Valid from 01:01 on Tuesday 23 December 2014 until 00:12 on Wednesday 24 December 2014.

Abel

Easterly 15 knots but variable 10 knots south of Separation Point. Becoming variable 10 knots everywhere this morning. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots.

Brett

Southerly 15 knots. Turning easterly 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain spreading south this morning, easing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 20 knots.

Castlepoint

Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this afternoon, rising to 25 knots south of Honeycomb Rock this evening. Sea becoming rough in the south. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 20 knots.

Chalmers

Northerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots for a time this morning and early afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots changing late Wednesday southerly 15 knots, becoming Thursday northeast 15 knots.

Chatham Islands

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Northwest swell 1 metre dying out. Southwest swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots.

Colville

Southwest 10 knots turning easterly 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight.Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers this morning and afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 20 knots.

Conway

Northeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots for a time this morning, then rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northerly 25 knots. Sea rough at times.

Cook

Variable 10 knots. Southerly 15 knots developing this afternoon. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning northerly 20 knots.

Foveaux

Westerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Grey

Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Thursday northeast 15 knots.

Kaipara

Southeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in scattered rain, spreading south this morning then easing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 15 knots.

Milford

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing late this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Thursday northeast 25 knots and Friday 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell,easing Wednesday.Moderate northerly swell developing Friday.

Plenty

Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this morning. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 20 knots, easing Thursday easterly 10 knots.

Portland

Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing this afternoon. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots.

Puysegur

Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in a few showers clearing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday morning northerly 40 knots, easing Wednesday evening 25 knots. Rising late Thursday northerly 35 knots and Friday northerly 50 knots with high sea. Moderate southwest swell at times. Northwest swell becoming heavy Friday.

Raglan

Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots this morning.Northeast 15 knots developing late this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 10 knots.

Rangitata

Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this afternoon. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday evening southwest 20 knots,dying out Thursday. Developing Friday northerly 15 knots.

Stephens

Southwest 20 knots but variable 10 knots east of Hawera to Cape Farewell. Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere this morning. Moderate sea in the west, easing. Southwest swell in the west 1 metre. Westerly swell in the east 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northerly 15 knots.

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