Page last updated: 7:22AM Saturday November 01, 2014
Fine, morning and evening cloud. Northerly strengthens.
Drizzle at times. Northerly rising to gale.
Rain,then clearing with northwest gale easing.
A few showers with a change to cooler southerlies.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 10 knots, gradually rising to 25 knots this morning,and to 40 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough. Southerly swell rising to 1 metre for a time.
Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 35 knots, rising Sunday 50 knots with high sea, easing Monday 30 knots.Changing Tuesday southerly 20 knots. Moderate northerly swell developing for a time late Sunday and early Monday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||31 Oct||23:22||1.8 m|
|L||1 Nov||05:45||0.5 m|
|H||1 Nov||11:47||1.7 m|
|L||1 Nov||17:57||0.5 m|
|H||2 Nov||00:16||1.8 m|
|L||2 Nov||06:34||0.5 m|
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
An active front, preceded by strong northerlies, moves over the area overnight Sunday. A complex trough moves across the area on Tuesday.
GALE warning for COOK
Strong wind advisory.
Saturday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this morning, and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough this afternoon. Mainly fine.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly rising to 35 knots. Drizzle developing. Monday: Easing to northwest 20 knots in the morning. Morning rain, then mainly fine. Tuesday: Changing southerly 15 knots late. Cloudy periods and a few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre, easing to half a metre on Sunday, then rising to a metre Tuesday. For Castlepoint: Southerly about a metre. Northeast half a metre developing for a time late Sunday and Monday.