Coastal Weather

Issued at 16:04 on Thursday 21 February 2019. Valid for Thursday.

Valid from 16:04 on Thursday 21 February 2019 until 00:12 on Saturday 23 February 2019.

Abel

North of Separation Point: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots for a time Friday morning. In the south: Northeast 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots overnight tonight. Northerly 20 knots developing for a time Friday afternoon and early Friday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the north. Fair visibility in showers from Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Saturday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Sunday southeast 30 knots with rough sea, easing Monday southeast 20 knots.

Brett

Northeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots Friday afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Northerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in heavy showers from Friday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southwest 20 knots, becoming Sunday northwest 25 knots with rough sea for a time, changing Monday morning southeast 20 knots.Northeast swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Castlepoint

North of Cape Palliser: Northerly 15 knots,becoming northwest 25 knots this evening. In the south: Northerly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this afternoon, easing to 25 knots again late Friday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time.Southerly swell 1 metre at times. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southeast 25 knots, rising Sunday 45 knots with high sea, easing early Monday 30 knots, easing late Monday 15 knots. Heavy southeast swell developing Sunday, easing Monday.

Chalmers

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Southwest 30 knots developing early Friday morning, easing to 15 knots by midday Friday. Rising to southwest 25 knots south of Dunedin late Friday afternoon. Sea becoming rough at times. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northeast swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in rain, easing to Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday afternoon southerly 15 knots, rising Sunday 25 knots with rough sea, becoming Monday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell developing Sunday.

Chatham Islands

Northly rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre, developing. Poor visibility in rain from Friday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday afternoon southerly 20 knots, rising Sunday southeast 35 knots with very rough sea, becoming Monday southwest 25 knots. Moderate southwest and northwest swells. Moderate southeast swell developing Sunday.

Colville

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots Friday evening. Sea becoming rough. Northerly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in scattered showers from Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southwest 25 knots, becoming Sunday northwest 25 knots for a time, changing early Monday southeast 25 knots, easing late Monday 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Northeast swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Conway

Northeast 15 knots, turning northwest 15 knots late evening.Becoming northeast 15 knots Friday morning, then gradually changing southeast 15 knots Friday evening. Becoming westerly 25 knots north of Kiakoura late Friday evening. Sea becoming rough in the north. Southwest swell 1 metre.Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday afternoon southeast 20 knots, rising Sunday southerly 40 knots with very rough sea, easing early Monday 25 knots, easing late Monday southwest 15 knots.Moderate southerly swell developing Sunday.

Cook

Northerly 20 knots, but 30 knots about the southern Strait. Rising to 30 knots everywhere Friday morning, easing to northerly 15 knots late Friday evening. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell 1 metre, developing. Fair visibility in a few showers on Friday.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southerly 20 knots, rising Sunday 45 knots with high sea, easing early Monday 35 knots, easing late Monday southerly 20 knots. Moderate southerly swell developing Sunday.

Foveaux

Variable 10 knots.Northwest 15 knots developing from this afternoon. Rising to westerly 25 knots early Friday morning, and to 35 knots about the Strait Friday afternoon.Sea becoming very rough about the Strait.Southwest swell 3 metres at times.Fair visibility in rain overnight to Friday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday afternoon southerly 20 knots, becoming Monday westerly 20 knots. Moderate westerly swell.

Grey

Northerly 20 knots, gradually becoming southwest 20 knots from the south Friday morning to afternoon.Sea moderate. Southwest swell 3 metres,easing.Northwest swell 1 metre,easing.Poor visibility in occasional rain,with possible thunderstorms in the south until Friday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots easing Saturday evening variable 10 knots, becoming Sunday southerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing Monday variable 10 knots.Moderate southwest swell.

Kaipara

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots north of Tauroa Point Friday morning. Turning northwest 20 knots in the north Friday evening.Sea becoming rough in the north for a time. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Northerly swell 1 metre north of Cape Reinga.Poor visibility in heavy showers from Friday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southwest 20 knots, becoming early Sunday northwest 25 knots, changing Sunday afternoon southwest 25 knots, changing early Monday southeast 25 knots. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy Sunday, gradually easing Monday.

Milford

Northeast 15 knots, briefly rising to northwest 25 knots late this evening, turning southwest 25 knots early Friday morning. Easing to southwest 15 knots Friday evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northerly swell 1 metre, easing. Poor visibility in rain, with possible thunderstorms in the north this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Saturday morning variable 10 knots, becoming Saturday evening southerly 25 knots, rising Sunday 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Monday southerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Plenty

Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Northerly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in scattered showers Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday afternoon southwest 25 knots, changing late Sunday southeast 25 knots. Sea becoming rough. Northeast swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Portland

North of East Cape: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots Friday afternoon.Elsewhere:Northerly 15 knots,but variable 10 knots south of Mahia Peninsula.Rising to northerly 25 knots, but 15 knots in the south this afternoon and to 25 knots everywhere by this evening. Sea becoming rough at times. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in rain Friday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday southerly 20 knots,rising Sunday 40 knots with very rough sea, easing Monday 25 knots. Heavy southeast swell developing Sunday.

Puysegur

North of West Cape: Northerly 20 knots,changing westerly 30 knots early Friday morning easing to 20 knots by midday Friday. In the south: Northwest 25 knots rising to westerly 35 knots Friday afternoon, easing to 25 knots late Friday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time. Westerly swell rising to 4 metres. Northerly swell 1 metre west of West Cape. Fair visibility in periods of rain, easing to few showers Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Saturday morning variable 10 knots, becoming Saturday afternoon southerly 20 knots, rising early Sunday southerly 30 knots with rough sea,becoming late Sunday southerly 20 knots. Changing Monday westerly 20 knots.Heavy southwestswell, easing Saturday.

Raglan

Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning southwest 20 knots, tending early Sunday northwest 15 knots, becoming Sunday morning southwest 25 knots, changing Sunday evening southeast 30 knots. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming moderate Saturday.

Rangitata

Northeast 15 knots changing northwest 20 knots this evening.Becoming southerly 25 knots Friday morning, then easing to southeast 15 knots Friday afternoon, and to variable 10 knots Friday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers Friday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday afternoon southerly 15 knots, rising Sunday 30 knots with rough sea, becoming Monday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell developing Sunday.

Stephens

Northerly 15 knots, rising to northwest 25 knots east of Farewell Spit to Hawera Friday morning. Easing to northwest 15 knots in the east Friday evening. Turning southwest 25 knots in the west late Friday evening. Sea becoming rough at times. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time in the west. Westerly swell 1 metre, easing. Poor visibility in heavy showers this afternoon to Friday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southwest 25 knots, changing Sunday morning southeast 45 knots with high sea, easing Monday 35 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate southeast swell developing Sunday.

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