Page last updated: 3:31AM Wednesday September 17, 2014
Showers some heavy with S ly change midday. Fine evening.
Rain developing. Strengthening northerlies.
Rain or showers. Strong northwesterlies.
Rain or showers. Change to cool southerlies.
Northwest 20 knots, changing southerly 15 knots about midday, then rising to 25 knots for a time late afternoon and evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers late morning and afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday northerly 25 knots and rising Friday 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing Saturday southerly 25 knots.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A northwest flow turns southerly today as a low moves over the South Island, followed by a narrow ridge. Northerlies develop again on Thursday, tending northwest on Friday as another front moves over the region. The flow changes southerly on Saturday.
NIL warning for COOK GALE warning for STEPHENS
Wednesday: Westerly 20 knots, changing southerly 15 knots this afternoon, then easing to variable 5 knots late evening. Moderate sea easing this afternoon. Poor visibility in afternoon showers.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots developing. A few showers turning to rain later. Friday: Turning northwest 20 knots. Showers. Saturday: Northwest 25 knots, changing southwest 20 knots later. Showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest 2 metres, easing to 1 metre today and to half a metre Thursday, then rising to 2 metres Friday.