Coastal Weather

Issued at 12:12 on Tuesday 19 June 2018. Valid for Tuesday.

Valid from 12:12 on Tuesday 19 June 2018 until 00:12 on Thursday 21 June 2018.

Abel

North of Separation Point: Southeast 30 knots, easing to 20 knots Wednesday afternoon. Elsewhere: Southwest 15 knots, becoming variable 10 knots this afternoon. Southeast 15 knots developing Wednesday afternoon. Rough sea in the north, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday evening variable 10 knots but southeast 15 knots in north, and Friday variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Saturday westerly 15 knots in the north.

Brett

Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing late evening,becoming southeast 35 knots Wednesday morning.Sea becoming very rough. Southeast swell 3 metres developing.Poor visibility in rain,with possible thunderstorms,from this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Friday morning southeast 25 knots and later Friday southerly 15 knots. Very rough sea easing. Southeast swell becoming heavy Thursday,easing Friday.

Castlepoint

Southerly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots late this evening, then turning southeast 15 knots Wednesday afternoon. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Easterly swell 1 metre,dying out. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday westerly 15 knots.Moderate southerly swell.

Chalmers

Southerly 15 knots, rising to southwest 25 knots for a brief time this afternoon. Easing to variable 10 knots Wednesday morning. Sea becoming rough for a time.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Thursday evening westerly 15 knots, turning Saturday northerly 15 knots.Moderate southwest swell easing Friday.

Chatham Islands

Southeast 15 knots, becoming southwest 25 knots early this afternoon then rising to 35 knots late this evening.Easing to southwest 15 knots Wednesday afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time.Easterly swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in showers, easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Colville

Variable 10 knots. Southeast 15 knots developing late evening,rising to 35 knots Wednesday morning.Sea becoming very rough.Southeast swell 3 metres developing.Poor visibility in periods of rain Wednesday.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday night southeast 25 knots, and later Friday southerly 15 knots. Very rough sea easing. Southeast swell becoming heavy Thursday,easing Friday.

Conway

Southerly 20 knots but 30 knots north of Kaikoura, easing to southeast 15 knots everywhere Wednesday morning. Rough sea in the north, easing. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres offshore.Easterly swell 1 metre,dying out.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday northerly 15 knots. Moderate southerly swell easing Friday.

Cook

Southerly 40 knots, easing to 30 knots late this evening, and to southeast 15 knots south of Cape Terawhiti Wednesday afternoon. Very rough sea,easing.Southerly swell rising to 3 metres.Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning southeast 15 knots everywhere, and Friday variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday northerly 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southerly swell easing Friday.

Foveaux

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots late this evening.Sea slight.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday evening westerly 15 knots, rising Friday morning northwest 25 knots with rough sea.Moderate southwest swell.

Grey

Variable 10 knots, but southeast 20 knots at times north of Hokitika. Sea moderate at times in the north. Southwest swell 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Friday morning southwest 15 knots, turning Saturday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing overnight tonight, rising to 30 knots south of Tauroa Point Wednesday morning. Sea becoming rough. Northwest swell 3 metres, dying out. Southwest swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain from this evening,with possible thunderstorms in the north tonight and Wednesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Friday morning southeast 20 knots and later Friday variable 10 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday.Moderate southeast swell north of Cape Reinga,easing Saturday.

Milford

Southeast 15 knots but southerly 25 knots offshore, becoming variable 10 knots but southeast 15 knots south of Bligh Sound overnight tonight. Rough sea offshore, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Thursday evening southwest 15 knots, turning late Friday northwest 15 knots, rising Saturday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell.

Plenty

Variable 10 knots. Southeast 15 knots developing this evening, rising to 30 knots offshore Wednesday morning, and elsewhere by Wednesday evening. Sea becoming rough. Southeast swell 3 metres developing offshore.Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising early Thursday morning southeast 40 knots offshore with very rough sea, easing Thursday evening southeast 20 knots everywhere, and Friday evening variable 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell offshore, easing Saturday.

Portland

North of East Cape: Westerly 20 knots, changing southerly 20 knots this evening, then rising to southeast 30 knots Wednesday afternoon. Elsewhere: Southerly 25 knots, turning southeast 25 knots Wednesday morning. Rough sea at times. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Easterly swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in showers at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday morning southerly 15 knots everywhere. Becoming Saturday northwest 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southerly swell.

Puysegur

Southwest 15 knots but southerly 25 knots west of West Cape, becoming variable 10 knots but southeast 20 knots in the west Wednesday morning. Rough sea in the west, easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers this afternoon and evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday afternoon southwest 15 knots everywhere. Becoming Friday morning northwest 25 knots, rising late Saturday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea.Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell developing Saturday.

Raglan

Northwest 15 knots, becoming southeast 25 knots but variable 10 knots north of Tirua Point this afternoon,then becoming easterly 15 knots in the north this evening. Becoming southeast 25 knots everywhere early Wednesday morning. Rough sea at times. Northwest swell 3 metres, dying out.Southwest swell 2 metres.Fair visibility in showers easing Wednesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning southeast 15 knots. Turning late Friday southwest 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday.

Rangitata

Southerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots offshore for a brief time this afternoon. Becoming variable 10 knots Wednesday morning. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres offshore. Easterly swell 1 metre, dying out.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Friday.

Stephens

Southeast 45 knots, easing to 30 knots by Wednesday afternoon. High sea,easing. Northwest swell 1 metre dying out. Southeast swell west of Farewell Spit to Hawera,3 metres.Southwest swell 2 metres in the west.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday evening southeast 15 knots. Becoming Friday variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots in west, and Saturday westerly 15 knots in the east.Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell in west easing Thursday. Moderate southeast swell, dying out Thursday.

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