Page last updated: 5:03PM Monday September 15, 2014
Cloud increasing, brief evening rain. Northeast.
Showers, possibly heavy developing afternoon with SW.
A few showers with southerlies, then clearing.
Few spots of rain developing.Northeast strong for time.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northeast 20 knots, rising to northerly 35 knots north of Kaikoura this evening,then easing to northwest 25 knots but 15 knots in the south Tuesday morning. Becoming southwest 20 knots everywhere Tuesday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre. Southerly swell 1 metre at times. Fair visibility in rain Tuesday morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots easing Wednesday night variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northeast 30 knots and turning Friday northwest 30 knots. Sea rough at times.Moderate southerly swell easing Thursday. Moderate northeast swell developing Thursday, easing Friday.
Northeast 25 knots, turning westerly 15 knots late evening, then becoming southwest 25 knots Tuesday evening. Rough sea easing for a time.Northeast swell 1 metre.Southerly swell 1 metre at times.Fair visibility in rain this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots easing Wednesday morning southerly 15 knots. Tending Wednesday night northeast 15 knots and rising Thursday morning 30 knots, then easing late Thursday northerly 15 knots. Becoming Friday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southeast swell easing Thursday. Moderate northeast swell developing Thursday,easing Friday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||15 Sep||09:53||2.3 m|
|L||15 Sep||16:02||0.4 m|
|H||15 Sep||22:20||2.3 m|
|L||16 Sep||04:36||0.5 m|
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Northerlies change southwest on Tuesday as a low moves over the South Island, followed by a narrow ridge late Wednesday. Northerlies develop again on Thursday, then tend northwest on Friday as a front moves over the region. .
GALE warning for CONWAY
Monday: Northeast 20 knots, easing to northerly 10 knots overnight. Moderate sea easing overnight. Cloudy.
Tuesday: Northerly rising to 15 knots in the morning, changing southwest 20 knots early evening, then easing to 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time early evening. Fair visibility in early evening showers.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots dying out towards evening. Showers clearing in the afternoon. Thursday: Northeast 25 knots developing in the morning, tending northerly 20 knots in the evening. High cloud increasing. Friday: Becoming northwest 25 knots. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northeast rising to 1 metre today, easing to half a metre Tuesday. Tending southeast 1 metre on Wednesday and northeast 1 metre on Thursday and easing to half a metre on Friday.