Page last updated: 2:10PM Friday May 24, 2013
Mainly fine. Evening northerlies and cloudy periods.
Cloudy periods, few showers. Gusty northerlies.
Sunny spells. Northwest becoming strong and gusty.
Sunny spells. Strong northwest easing.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southerly 20 knots easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening,rising to 25 knots tonight, to 40 knots Saturday morning then easing to 30 knots Saturday night. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southerly swell 2 metres easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Sunday afternoon 40 knots, then easing Monday 20 knots.Changing early Tuesday southerly 35 knots. Sea very rough at times.Southerly swell becoming moderate Monday and heavy Tuesday.
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A ridge spreads onto New Zealand today. A low approaches the North Island on Saturday from the Tasman Sea and moves across the North Island early Sunday, followed by a strong disturbed westerly flow over the country. The flow turns southwest over the area late Monday.
GALE warning for COOK
Strong wind advisory.
Friday: Southerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots this afternoon. Northerly 10 knots developing this evening rising to 15 knots tonight. Slight sea becoming smooth for a time this afternoon. Mainly fine. Fair visibility in a few showers developing tonight.
Saturday: Northerly 15 knots rising to northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning then easing to 20 knots gusting 30 knots at night. Slight sea becoming rough in the morning and moderate at night. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in isolated showers.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 35 knots for a time in the afternoon. A few early morning showers then fine. Monday: Northwest 20 knots dying out in the evening. Mainly fine. Tuesday: Becoming southerly 35 knots. Showers developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: For Wellington South Coast: Southerly about 2 metres easing to 1 metre on Saturday, then rising to 2 metres on Monday and 4 metres on Tuesday. For Palliser Bay and Castlepoint: Southerly about 2 metres easing to 1 metre Saturday, then rising to 2 metres Monday and 4 metres on Tuesday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||24 May||03:49||1.7 m|
|L||24 May||10:08||0.5 m|
|H||24 May||16:20||1.6 m|
|L||24 May||22:24||0.5 m|
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