Page last updated: 11:22AM Tuesday March 11, 2014
Cloud clearing and becoming fine afternoon.Light winds.
Cloudy periods. Freshening northerlies.
Mainly fine. Northerly winds.
Cloudy periods. Wind turns southerly.
Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing Wednesday morning, rising to 25 knots Wednesday evening. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing late Thursday 15 knots, turning Friday southeast 15 knots.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||11 Mar||01:05||1.5 m|
|L||11 Mar||07:11||0.6 m|
|H||11 Mar||13:24||1.6 m|
|L||11 Mar||19:35||0.7 m|
|H||12 Mar||01:48||1.5 m|
|L||12 Mar||07:52||0.7 m|
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A ridge of high pressure lies over the North Island. On Saturday the ridge moves southwards as a sub-tropical low approaches from the north and winds turn southeast.
NIL warning for COOK
Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine breaks developing.
Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing in the afternoon, rising to 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly rising to 20 knots in the morning, dying out overnight. Cloudy periods. Friday: Becoming southerly 15 knots. Cloudy periods. Saturday: Southeast 15 knots. Cloud increasing.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre rising to 1.5 metres for a time Wednesday, then easing to half a metre Friday and rising to 1 metre again Saturday. For Castlepoint: Southwest 1.5 metres easing to 1 metre Thursday, and to half a metre for a time Friday. Northeast 1 metre developing Friday, rising to 1.5 metres Saturday.