Page last updated: 11:02PM Thursday July 31, 2014
Rain at times, mainly evening.N ly gale gust 90 km/h.
Early drizzle, evening rain. N ly gale gust 100 km/h.
Periods of rain. Gale or severe gale northerlies.
Rain easing to showers. Northerlies turning southerly.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 40 knots easing to 30 knots this afternoon, then rising to 45 knots this evening. Sea becoming high. Northerly swell 2 metres at times. Fair visibility in rain this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Saturday morning northerly 55 knots with very high sea. Changing early Sunday southerly 35 knots, easing late Sunday 25 knots and dying away early Monday. Northerly 25 knots developing late Monday. Moderate northerly swell easing Sunday. Moderate southerly swell developing Sunday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||31 Jul||20:45||1.5 m|
|L||1 Aug||02:59||0.7 m|
|H||1 Aug||09:01||1.5 m|
|L||1 Aug||15:26||0.7 m|
|H||1 Aug||21:27||1.5 m|
|L||2 Aug||03:44||0.7 m|
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A strengthening north to northwest flow covers the region. A trough moves across the area during Sunday, followed by southerlies and then a ridge on Monday.
GALE warning for COOK
Thursday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 40 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 45 knots overnight. Sea rough. Fair visibility in occasional evening drizzle.
Friday: Northerly 30 knots gusting 45 knots, easing to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning, then rising to 35 knots gusting 45 knots at night. Sea becoming very rough at night. Fair visibility in occasional morning drizzle and evening rain.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest 40 knots. Periods of rain. Sunday: Northwest 25 knots, changing southerly 25 knots. Rain easing to showers. Monday: Variable 10 knots. Becoming fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre developing Sunday. For Castlepoint: Northeast 1 metre developing Saturday, rising to 1.5 metres Sunday, then dying away Monday. Southerly 1 metre developing Sunday.