Page last updated: 12:32PM Wednesday March 12, 2014
Cloudy,afternoon fine spells. Fresh northeast.
Early morning fog, then fine. Light winds.
Often cloudy, drizzle at times. Light winds.
Cloudy, drizzle at times. Northeast strengthens.
Northeast rising to 15 knots this morning, and to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Areas of fog this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots, becoming Saturday northeast 20 knots.
Northeast 10 knots, rising to 20 knots this morning. Sea becoming moderate. Southerly swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Areas of fog this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots, becoming Saturday northeast 15 knots.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||12 Mar||01:39||2.1 m|
|L||12 Mar||07:48||0.6 m|
|H||12 Mar||14:02||2.1 m|
|L||12 Mar||20:16||0.6 m|
|H||13 Mar||02:24||2.1 m|
|L||13 Mar||08:34||0.6 m|
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A large ridge of high pressure centred to the north covers New Zealand. A front moves over the South Island during Thursday, but weakens quickly as it moves north. The ridge moves east on Friday, Cyclone Lusi approaches and moves south over the country during Saturday and Sunday.
NIL warning for CONWAY
Wednesday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate this afternoon. Often cloudy.
Thursday: Northeast 20 knots changing southwest 10 knots in the early morning. Northeast 10 knots developing around noon, then easing to variable 5 knots early evening. Moderate sea easing early morning. Mainly fine.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 10 knots developing. Drizzle at times. Saturday: Northeast rising to 15 knots morning and to 25 knots evening. Drizzle at times. Sunday: Rising to easterly 30 knots morning, turning westerly 25 knots late. Rain, heavy falls.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Southeast half a metre dying out Thursday, returning for a time Saturday. Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre Saturday and to 3 metres Sunday.