Page last updated: 4:52PM Saturday October 25, 2014
Fine. Fresh northerlies.
A fine start, cloud increases afternoon. Strong gusty NW.
Rain clearing. Southerly change.
A few showers. Northwest rising to gale at times.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 20 knots, rising to 35 knots late evening,then easing to 25 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southerly swell 2 metres easing. Poor visibility in rain developing Sunday evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning southerly 30 knots. Easing Monday evening southerly 20 knots. Becoming Tuesday northerly 35 knots, rising for a time Wednesday northerly 45 knots with high sea. Southerly swell becoming moderate for a time Monday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||25 Oct||06:04||1.5 m|
|L||25 Oct||12:16||0.7 m|
|H||25 Oct||18:26||1.6 m|
|L||26 Oct||00:52||0.6 m|
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Strong southerlies ease as a brief ridge moves over today. A front moves north over the areas late Sunday, followed by another brief ridge on Monday.Gale northwesterlies developing Tuesday as a trough moves over from the Tasman Sea.
GALE warning for COOK for Sunday
Strong wind advisory.
Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing early afternoon, rising to 20 knots early evening. Sea becoming moderate early evening. Fine.
Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning, and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time late morning and afternoon. Fair visibility in rain developing in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Changing southerly 25 knots in the morning, easing to southerly 15 knots at night. Rain, possibly heavy, easing and clearing later. Tuesday: Becoming northerly 25 knots in the morning and showers developing. Wednesday: Northerly rising to 35 knots. Occasional showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres this afternoon and 1 metre Sunday, then rising to 1.5 metres for a time Monday, easing to half a metre Wednesday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 3.5 metres, easing to 2 metres this afternoon and 1.5 metres Sunday, then rising to 2 metres again Monday, easing to 1.5 metres Tuesday and 1 metre Wednesday.