Coastal Weather

Issued at 13:01 on Saturday 19 January 2019. Valid for Saturday.

Valid from 12:12 on Saturday 19 January 2019 until 00:12 on Monday 21 January 2019.

Abel

North of Separation Point: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 30 knots this afternoon, and to 40 knots this evening. Changing southwest 25 knots early Sunday morning, turning northwest 30 knots Sunday afternoon. In the south: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening. Turning southwest 25 knots early Sunday morning, easing to 15 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time. Northerly swell 1 metre developing for a time. Fair visibility in rain developing late this evening, clearing early Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, changing late Monday southwest 20 knots. Changing back Tuesday afternoon northwest 25 knots, rising late Wednesday 35 knots with very rough sea.

Brett

Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, turning Wednesday afternoon northwest 15 knots.

Castlepoint

Northerly 25 knots but 35 knots south of Cape Palliser, gradually rising to 50 knots everywhere this evening.Changing southwest 25 knots by mid-Sunday morning, then easing to variable 10 knots from late morning. Northerly 20 knots developing late Sunday afternoon, rising to northwest 40 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming high for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northerly swell 1 metre,but rising to 3 metres in the south for a time. Fair visibility in rain developing overnight, clearing Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning northwest 30 knots, changing late Monday southwest 20 knots. Changing early Tuesday northwest 15 knots, then rising late Tuesday northwest 30 knots, and Wednesday northwest 40 knots with very rough sea.Moderate southwest swell.

Chalmers

Northeast 25 knots. Changing westerly 30 knots but 45 knots south of Dunedin this evening, then easing to 20 knots but 35 knots in the south Sunday morning. Becoming northwest 25 knots everywhere Sunday afternoon. Becoming westerly 25 knots but 35 knots in the south Sunday evening. Sea becoming high in the south for a time. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time. Northeast swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain, easing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising everywhere for a time Monday afternoon 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing early Tuesday northwest 15 knots, rising for a time late Tuesday 25 knots. Changing early Wednesday southwest 15 knots, rising late Wednesday 25 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Chatham Islands

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 20 knots developing this afternoon, rising to 30 knots overnight tonight. Changing southwest 30 knots late Sunday morning, then northwest 20 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres late Sunday. Poor visibility in showers developing Sunday morning, easing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, changing late Monday southwest 25 knots. Turning late Tuesday northwest 25 knots, easing for a time Wednesday afternoon 15 knots.Rough sea at times. Heavy southwest swell at times. Moderate northwest swell,easing Monday, redeveloping Wednesday.

Colville

Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots this evening, changing southwest 20 knots Sunday afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Easterly swell 1 metre, easing. Northerly swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, turning Wednesday afternoon northwest 15 knots.

Conway

Northerly 20 knots. Rising to northerly 35 knots east of Kaikoura this afternoon, and to 35 knots but 45 knots in the east this evening. Becoming westerly 30 knots everywhere by mid-Sunday morning, then easing to 15 knots by midday Sunday. Rising to northwest 30 knots Sunday afternoon. Sea becoming high in the east for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Northerly swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in rain developing this evening, clearing early Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots, changing late Monday southwest 15 knots. Turning early Tuesday northeast 20 knots, and late Tuesday northwest 25 knots. Changing late Wednesday southwest 30 knots. Rough sea at times. Moderate southwest swell.

Cook

Northerly 35 knots, rising to 50 knots this evening. Gradually easing to 20 knots Sunday morning, then rising to 30 knots Sunday afternoon, and to 40 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming high for a time. Southerly swell 2 metres developing late Sunday. Fair visibility in rain developing late evening, clearing early Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning northwest 25 knots, changing late Monday southerly 20 knots. Changing early Tuesday northerly 15 knots, then rising late Tuesday northwest 30 knots, and Wednesday northwest 40 knots with very rough sea.Moderate southerly swell, easing for a time Monday.

Foveaux

Northerly 20 knots. Changing westerly 45 knots but 55 knots about the western Strait this afternoon, becoming westerly 55 knots everywhere this evening. Westerly easing to 45 knots Sunday morning, and to 35 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming high for a time. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres for a time. Northeast swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Poor visibility in rain, easing this evening, returning for a time Sunday afternoon and evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 35 knots, easing late Monday 25 knots, then rising late Tuesday northwest 35 knots. Changing overnight Tuesday southwest 25 knots, easing for a time early Wednesday southwest 15 knots. Very rough sea at times. Heavy westerly swell,easing Wednesday.

Grey

North of Abut Head: Northerly 15 knots, rising to northwest 25 knots this afternoon, and to 35 knots early this evening. Changing southwest 25 knots overnight, easing to 15 knots Sunday afternoon. Gradually becoming northwest 30 knots Sunday evening. In the south: Northwest rising to 35 knots this afternoon, turning southwest 35 knots this evening. Easing to westerly 20 knots Sunday morning,rising to 30 knots Sunday afternoon. Sea very rough at times. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in rain spreading north, with thunderstorms possible from this afternoon, easing from this south this evening and elsewhere Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere early Monday southwest 25 knots, easing early Tuesday 15 knots. Becoming late Tuesday northwest 25 knots, rising Wednesday afternoon 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing late Wednesday southwest 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time Tuesday. Northwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday.

Kaipara

Westerly 15 knots, turning southerly 15 knots south of Cape Reinga from late Sunday morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northeast swell in the north, 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers in the south from Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 15 knots, easing late Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Milford

Northeast 40 knots, rising to northerly 50 knots early this afternoon. Changing westerly 40 knots this evening, easing to 30 knots Sunday morning. Sea becoming high for a time. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres for a time. Northerly swell rising to 4 metres for a time.Poor visibility in rain and possible thunderstorms,easing this evening. Rain returning for a time Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots, turning late Monday northwest 20 knots, rising late Tuesday 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing early Wednesday westerly 15 knots, rising Wednesday afternoon southwest 25 knots. Heavy southwest swell, easing Tuesday. Northwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday.

Plenty

Variable 10 knots. Becoming northwest 10 knots this afternoon, rising to 20 knots this evening. Changing southwest 25 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough. Easterly swell 1 metre, easing. Northerly swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 25 knots with rough sea. Easing Tuesday morning southwest 15 knots, turning Wednesday afternoon northwest 20 knots.

Portland

Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots south of East Cape this afternoon, and everywhere this evening. Turning westerly 25 knots Sunday morning. Becoming northerly 15 knots between East Cape and Mahia for a time Sunday afternoon and early evening. Sea becoming rough at times. Northeast swell 1 metre. Southwest swell rising to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots. Changing overnight Monday southwest 20 knots, turning late Tuesday northwest 20 knots. Rising late Wednesday northwest 30 knots in the north. Rough sea at times. Southwest swell becoming moderate Monday.

Puysegur

Northerly 40 knots, rising to 50 knots early this afternoon. Changing westerly 40 knots but 50 knots south of West Cape late this afternoon. Westerly easing to 25 knots but 35 knots in the south Sunday morning, then rising to 35 knots but 45 knots in the south for a time Sunday afternoon. Sea becoming high at times. Westerly swell rising to 5 metres for a time. Northerly swell rising to 4 metres for a time.Poor visibility in rain and possible thunderstorms, easing this afternoon. Rain returning for a time Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 35 knots, easing Monday afternoon 25 knots, then rising Tuesday afternoon northwest 40 knots. Changing overnight Tuesday southwest 25 knots,easing for a time early Wednesday 15 knots. Very rough sea at times. Heavy westerly swell, easing for a time Wednesday.

Raglan

Northwest rising to 20 knots this evening, turning southwest 20 knots Sunday morning. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising late Monday 25 knots with rough sea. Easing Tuesday afternoon southwest 15 knots, rising late Wednesday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Rangitata

Northerly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this evening. Gradually easing to westerly 15 knots Sunday morning, then rising to 25 knots Sunday afternoon. Becoming northwest 15 knots but southerly 15 knots south of Timaru Sunday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Fair visibility in scattered rain this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Monday variable 10 knots. Developing Monday afternoon southwest 30 knots, easing overnight Monday northwest 15 knots. Rising late Tuesday northwest 25 knots, changing Wednesday afternoon southerly 30 knots. Easing late Wednesday southerly 20 knots. Rough sea at times. Moderate southwest swell.

Stephens

Northwest rising to 25 knots this afternoon, and to 40 knots this evening. Becoming westerly 30 knots everywhere Sunday morning, and rising to 40 knots east of Farewell Spit to Hawera for a time Sunday afternoon and evening. Sea becoming very rough at times. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in rain developing late this evening, clearing early Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots, turning late Monday southwest 25 knots, then Tuesday northwest 25 knots. Rising late Wednesday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Moderate westerly swell in the east at times.

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