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Christchurch Weather

Page last updated: 4:52PM Tuesday June 30, 2015

Two Day Forecast



Thickening high cloud. Strengthening northerlies.



Some morning rain, then fine spells. Southwest change.

Coastal Marine ForecastLast updated: 4:21PM Tue, Jun 30, 2015

  • Conway


    Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 15 knots Wednesday morning then easing to variable 10 knots Wednesday afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing late Wednesday evening. Moderate sea easing. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres offshore.


    Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising Thursday 25 knots but 35 knots north of Kaikoura with very rough sea. Changing Friday afternoon southerly 15 knots, then dying out Friday evening. Developing early Saturday northerly 25 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday, but returning Saturday.

  • Rangitata


    Westerly 25 knots easing to southwest 15 knots overnight. Becoming southwest 25 knots Wednesday morning, then easing to southwest 15 knots Wednesday afternoon. Changing northwest 15 knots Wednesday evening. Rough sea at times. Southeast swell rising to 6 metres offshore.


    Outlook following 3 days: Rising Thursday northerly 25 knots.Changing Friday morning southwest 25 knots,then turning Friday evening northerly 20 knots and rising Saturday 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell easing Thursday, but returning late Friday.


Leisure Marine ForecastLast updated: 5:11PM Tue, Jun 30, 2015

  • Christchurch

    Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.


    The west to northwest flow eases as a ridge moves over the area on Wednesday. Northwesterlies develop again on Thursday ahead of a trough,which should cross the region early Friday.


    NIL warning for CONWAY


    Tuesday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Fine with high cloud.

    Wednesday: Changing southerly 10 knots early morning, then dying out in the afternoon. Northeast 10 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Fine.


    Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northeast rising to 20 knots. High cloud increasing. Friday: Changing southwest 10 knots in the morning, then turning northeast 10 knots later. Morning rain then fine spells. Saturday: Northeast rising to 20 knots during the morning. Mainly fine.


    Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Southeast 1 metre easing to half a metre or less today, then a metre again for a time Wednesday. Northeast half a metre developing late Thursday, dying out Friday.