Page last updated: 1:41PM Thursday July 24, 2014
Cloud increasing, chance afternoon shower. Light winds.
Mainly fine. Northwest change fresh southwest morning.
Mainly fine, morning frosts. Southwesterlies later.
Fine, high cloud later. Light winds.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots but 35 knots offshore late Friday morning. Easing to 15 knots but 25 knots offshore Friday night. Sea becoming very rough for a time, offshore. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time, offshore. Poor visibility in scattered showers developing late Friday morning, easing Friday night.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising Saturday morning 35 knots with very rough sea offshore, easing Saturday night 25 knots, and late Sunday variable 10 knots. Developing Monday northerly 30 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Sunday.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 15 knots but 25 knots offshore, rising to 35 knots offshore for a time Friday morning and afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time, offshore. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres for a time, offshore. Poor visibility in occasional showers developing Friday morning, easing in the evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising Saturday morning 35 knots with very rough sea, easing Saturday evening 20 knots, then dying out early Sunday. Becoming early Monday northeast 25 knots, easing late Monday northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Sunday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||24 Jul||02:48||2.3 m|
|L||24 Jul||09:05||0.6 m|
|H||24 Jul||15:08||2.2 m|
|L||24 Jul||21:18||0.5 m|
|H||25 Jul||03:34||2.3 m|
|L||25 Jul||09:50||0.6 m|
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A southwest flow across the area strengthens on Friday and dies out on Sunday, followed by northerlies.
GALE warning for CONWAY for tomorrow
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday: Westerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.
Friday: Westerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots early morning. Changing southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning, then easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time late morning and afternoon. Fair visibility in a few late morning and afternoon showers.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Southwest rising to 25 knots early afternoon, easing to 15 knots at night. Mainly fine. Sunday: Easing to variable 5 knots. Fine. Monday: Northerly 15 knots developing in the morning. Brief late rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Easterly half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time Friday and Saturday.