Page last updated: 11:02PM Thursday July 24, 2014
Fine spells, the odd shower. Southerly dying out.
Fine at first, showers from afternoon with southerly.
Fine not much wind, few evening showers southerly.
Becoming fine. Southerlies dying away.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing Friday morning, becoming southerly 35 knots early Friday afternoon, then easing to 20 knots Friday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers developing Friday afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 25 knots, easing Saturday 15 knots for a time. Southerly dying away late Sunday. Developing Monday northerly 30 knots.Sea rough at times. Moderate southerly swell easing Monday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||24 Jul||15:30||1.5 m|
|L||24 Jul||21:35||0.6 m|
|H||25 Jul||03:47||1.6 m|
|L||25 Jul||10:08||0.7 m|
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A strong southerly flow develops over the region on Friday. The flow dies out on Sunday as a ridge moves across the country, followed by northerlies.
GALE warning for COOK
Strong wind advisory.
Thursday: Southerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine.
Friday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing late morning, rising to southerly 30 knots gusting 40 knots early afternoon, then easing to 15 knots at night. Sea becoming rough early afternoon, easing at night. Fair visibility in a few afternoon showers.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Southerly rising to 25 knots in the afternoon. Evening showers. Sunday: Southerly 25 knots gradually dying out. Becoming fine. Monday: Northerly 20 knots developing. Late drizzle.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre, rising to 3 metres late Friday, and to 3.5 metres early Saturday, then easing to 2 metres overnight Saturday, and to 1 metre on Monday. For Castlepoint:Southerly 1.5 metre, rising to 3.5 metres overnight Friday, then easing to 2.5 metres late Saturday and to 1.5 metres on Monday.