Page last updated: 5:13PM Sunday April 20, 2014
Showers clearing evening. NW gust gale 90 km/h.
Fine. Cloud increases afternoon with a southerly change.
Becoming fine. Southerlies dying out.
Mainly fine. Northerlies developing.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 40 knots, easing to northwest 30 knots overnight, to 20 knots Monday morning and variable 10 knots Monday afternoon. Southerly 15 knots developing Monday evening. Very rough sea easing. Southeast swell 1 metre or less. Poor visibility in showers, clearing tonight.
Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 20 knots, easing Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday northerly 25 knots, easing for a time early Thursday 15 knots. Rough sea at times.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||20 Apr||09:14||1.7 m|
|L||20 Apr||15:45||0.5 m|
|H||20 Apr||21:43||1.7 m|
|L||21 Apr||03:52||0.5 m|
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A broad trough moves across the area from the west today, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads over the region from the west, then drifts slowly northwards Wednesday, directing a north to northwest flow over the area.
GALE warning for COOK
Strong wind advisory.
Sunday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Sea rough. Poor visibility in evening showers.
Monday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 20 knots early morning, and to 15 knots late morning. Changing southerly 10 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea easing early morning. Cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southerly 10 knots dying out. Becoming fine. Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots developing. Mainly fine. Thursday: Northwest easing to 10 knots early, rising to 25 knots late. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southeast 1 metre, rising to southerly 1.5 metres on Thursday. For Castlepoint: Northeast 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres today, easing to 1 metre on Monday and to half a metre Thursday. Southeast 1 metre.