Coastal Forecasts and Warnings

Warnings

No Warnings In Effect

The Situation

A ridge lies over the South Island today, while a complex low develops on a front to the east of the North Island, then moves away to the southeast late Tuesday. A southwest flow affects the whole country during Wednesday and Thursday which ease on Friday as another ridge moves onto the country.

Issued: 7:14am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Forecasts valid to Midnight Monday, 27-Sep

Plenty

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots in the morning. Southwest 15 knots gradually developing from late afternoon. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers developing in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots. Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots. Thursday: Southwest rising to 25 knots. Sea becoming rough.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Colville

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots. Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots. Thursday: Southwest 20 knots.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Brett

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots. Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots. Thursday: Southwest 20 knots.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Kaipara

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southerly 15 knots, turning westerly 15 knots south of Hokianga Harbour in the evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 3 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers, mainly in north in the morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Becoming southerly 20 knots everywhere in the morning. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell. Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Thursday: Southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Raglan

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southwest 15 knots becoming southeast 25 knots south of Kawhia Harbour in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the south. Long period southwest swell 3 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Becoming southeast 20 knots everywhere in the morning, changing southwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea in the south easing. Moderate southwest swell. Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Thursday: Southwest rising to 25 knots for a time. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Stephens

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southwest 20 knots but southeast 25 knots east of Cape Farewell to Hawera. Becoming southeast 30 knots everywhere early morning. Sea becoming rough everywhere. West of Farewell Spit to Hawera: Long period southwest swell 3 metres. Southeast swell 1 metre developing. In the east: Long period westerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Southeast easing to 20 knots in the morning, becoming variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots in the west in the afternoon. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Wednesday: Becoming westerly 20 knots everywhere in the morning, then rising to 30 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Thursday: Westerly 30 knots, easing to southwest 20 knots late. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell in the west.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Cook

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southerly rising to southeast 30 knots in the morning, then easing to 20 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Southerly swell 1 metre at times. Poor visibility in periods of rain, possibly heavy, easing in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Southerly easing to 15 knots in the morning, and to variable 10 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots developing in the morning, rising to 25 knots by evening. Sea becoming rough. Thursday: Northwest 25 knots, changing southerly 15 knots late. Rough sea easing.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Castlepoint

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southerly 15 knots, rising to southeast 25 knots in the morning. Southeast easing to 15 knots in the south late evening. Sea becoming rough, easing in the south later. Long period southwest swell 1 metre. Southeast swell 1 metre, developing. Poor visibility in periods of rain, possibly heavy and thundery until evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Becoming southerly 30 knots everywhere in the morning, then easing to southwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough everywhere for a time. Moderate southerly swell developing. Wednesday: Tending northwest 20 knots in the morning. Moderate southerly swell easing. Thursday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 30 knots in the north early, then changing southerly 15 knots late. Sea becoming rough for a time in the north.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Portland

Warning: NIL

Monday : Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 1 metre. Southeast swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in showers, turning to rain in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Southerly rising to 30 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southerly swell developing. Wednesday: Easing to southwest 15 knots early morning, then becoming northerly 10 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea easing. Moderate southerly swell easing. Thursday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southwest 15 knots late.

Issued: 6:35am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Abel

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southeast 25 knots but 15 knots south of Separation Point. Rising to southeast 25 knots everywhere for a time in the afternoon then easing to 15 knots but variable 10 knots in the south in the evening. Sea rough at times. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing in the afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Southerly 15 knots, but variable 10 knots in the south in the afternoon. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots developing in the morning, rising to westerly 25 knots in the north in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the north. Thursday: Northwest 15 knots but westerly 30 knots in the north, becoming variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots in the north late. Rough sea in the north easing.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Grey

Warning: NIL

Monday : Variable 10 knots but easterly 15 knots north of Abut Head. Becoming variable 10 knots everywhere in the afternoon. Southwest 15 knots developing in the south in the evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 4 metres, easing. Fair visibility in a few showers mainly north of Abut Head.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere in the morning. Moderate southwest swell. Wednesday: Rising to westerly 25 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Thursday: Easing to southwest 15 knots early. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Milford

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 4 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Westerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Thursday: Southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Puysegur

Warning: NIL

Monday : Variable 10 knots. Northwest 20 knots developing south of Puysegur Point in the morning, elsewhere early afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Long period southwest swell 4 metres, easing. Fair visibility in occasional showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Wednesday: Rising to westerly 30 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Thursday: Tending southwest 30 knots early. Sea rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Foveaux

Warning: NIL

Monday : Variable 10 knots. Northwesterly 15 knots developing south of Slope Point in the morning, then elsewhere in the afternoon. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 3 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Wednesday: Westerly rising to 30 knots by afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Thursday: Tending southwest 30 knots early. Sea rough. Southwest swell becoming heavy.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Chalmers

Warning: NIL

Monday : Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 2 metres, easing inshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Northwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots in the afternoon. Moderate southwest swell. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots developing in the morning. Moderate southwest swell. Thursday: Rising to southwest 30 knots early, then easing to 20 knots late. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell becoming heavy.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Rangitata

Warning: NIL

Monday : Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 2 metres offshore easing. Fair visibility in morning showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots in the morning. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell offshore developing. Thursday: Variable 10 knots, southwest 15 knots developing late. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Conway

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southerly 15 knots rising to 25 knots north of Kaikoura Peninsula for a time in the morning and afternoon, then easing to variable 10 knots in the south in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the north for a time. Long period southwest swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers, clearing in the afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere in the morning. Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots developing in the morning. Thursday: Easing to variable 10 knots early, southerly 15 knots developing late. Moderate southwest swell developing.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Chatham Islands

Warning: NIL

Monday : Southeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 3 metres. Northerly swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in showers late evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Tending northerly 15 knots late morning. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northeast swell developing. Wednesday: Changing southwest 35 knots in the morning, easing to 25 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northeast swell easing. Thursday: Easing to westerly 15 knots early, rising to southwest 25 knots late. Rough sea easing for a time. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 4:41am Monday 27 Sep 2021

Auckland VHF Warning

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