Page last updated: 7:01AM Saturday November 29, 2014
Mainly fine, chance afternoon shower. NE, turns NW.
Occasional showers, chance hail. Cold southwesterlies.
Few showers. Cold southwesterlies.
Becoming fine and southwesterlies dying out.
Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing this morning, rising to northwest 30 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, easing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Sunday morning southwest 25 knots, easing Sunday evening 15 knots, rising late Monday 25 knots, then gradually dying out late Tuesday. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell offshore, easing Tuesday.
Northwest rising to 20 knots this morning. Becoming southeast 20 knots this afternoon, then turning westerly 20 knots late this evening. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Poor visibility in scattered showers, easing for a time this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising Sunday morning 35 knots, easing Sunday evening 25 knots, rising late Monday 35 knots, easing early Tuesday 20 knots and late Tuesday variable 10 knots. Very rough sea at times. Moderate southwest swell, easing Tuesday.
Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
A broad trough affects the area until early Sunday, followed by strong southwesterlies, then a ridge late on Tuesday.
NIL warning for CONWAY
Saturday: Northeast rising to 15 knots late morning, changing northwest 20 knots gusting 35 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate this afternoon. Fair visibility in a few morning and afternoon showers.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Becoming southwest 15 knots late morning. Showers, some heavy with hail. Monday: Southwest rising to 20 knots. Occasional showers. Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots dying out. Showers clearing.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Easterly less than half a metre.