Page last updated: 3:22AM Thursday August 21, 2014
Occasional showers. Strong southerly, gust 90 km/h.
Few showers,evening drizzle.Southerlies ease for time.
Showers with fresh southerlies.
A few showers. Fresh southerlies.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southerly 35 knots, rising to 45 knots this morning. Sea becoming high. Southerly swell rising to 4 metres. Fair visibility in occasional showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Southerly easing Friday morning 20 knots, rising Friday evening 35 knots with very rough sea, then easing late Saturday 20 knots. Heavy southerly swell easing Saturday.
|DATE||TIME (24hr)||HEIGHT (m)|
|H||20 Aug||13:24||1.6 m|
|L||20 Aug||19:33||0.6 m|
|H||21 Aug||01:46||1.6 m|
|L||21 Aug||08:02||0.6 m|
|H||21 Aug||14:13||1.5 m|
|L||21 Aug||20:20||0.6 m|
|H||22 Aug||02:32||1.6 m|
|L||22 Aug||08:48||0.7 m|
Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
A strong, cold southerly flow persists over the region. The flow eases during the weekend as a ridge builds over the area.
GALE warning for COOK
Thursday: Southerly 20 knots, rising to 35 knots gusting 45 knots late this morning, then easing to 30 knots gusting 40 knots late evening. Sea becoming very rough late this morning,easing late evening. Fair visibility in showers from late morning.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southerly easing 15 knots by midday, rising to 30 knots in the evening. Showers, evening drizzle. Saturday: Southerly easing to 15 knots late. Showers. Sunday: Southerly 15 knots. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1.5 metres, rising to 4 metres today, then easing to 3 metres late Friday and to 1.5 metres Sunday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 1.5 metres, rising to 4 metres today, then easing to 3 metres Saturday and to 2 metres Sunday. Northeast 1 metre, dying out early today.