Page last updated: 10:42AM Sunday October 26, 2014
High cloud, NW. Afternoon southerly brings cloudy periods.
Few early showers then fine. Cold southerly dying.
High cloud, few spots evening rain. Strong northerly.
Few spots rain, then showers with southerly change.
Northwest 20 knots, changing southerly 20 knots this afternoon, then easing to variable 10 knots south of Kaikoura this evening. Moderate sea easing. Southwest swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in scattered rain developing this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday afternoon variable 10 knots.Developing Tuesday morning northeast 25 knots, becoming late Tuesday northwest 20 knots. Rising early Wednesday northwest 30 knots, changing later southwest 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Monday, easing Tuesday. Moderate northeast swell developing for a time Tuesday.
Northwest 15 knots changing southerly 25 knots late this morning,then easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in scattered rain clearing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Monday night northeast 15 knots. Rising Tuesday morning northeast 25 knots. Becoming late Tuesday northwest 15 knots. Changing late Wednesday southwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming moderate Monday easing Tuesday. Moderate northeast swell developing for a time Tuesday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||25 Oct||17:56||2.3 m|
|L||26 Oct||00:10||0.5 m|
|H||26 Oct||06:14||2.2 m|
|L||26 Oct||12:27||0.5 m|
|H||26 Oct||18:43||2.3 m|
|L||27 Oct||00:58||0.5 m|
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A trough moves over the area today, followed by a ridge on Monday. Northeasterlies develop on Tuesday as a low moves across the South Island, turning strong northwest on Wednesday in its wake.
NIL warning for CONWAY
Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing in the morning, changing southwest 15 knots early afternoon, then easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southwest 10 knots developing in the morning, becoming northeast 10 knots in the evening. A few morning showers, then fine. Tuesday: Northeast rising to 25 knots in the morning, becoming northwest 15 knots later. High cloud, brief rain possible. Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 20 knots late and showers developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Southeast about half a metre at times. Northeast 1.5 metres developing Tuesday easing to half a metre Wednesday and dying out Thursday.