Coastal Forecasts and Warnings

Warnings

Gale warning in effect for Cook and Castlepoint

The Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies to the east of New Zealand today while a front approaches from the west. The front moves onto New Zealand tonight and moves east on Monday followed by a broad low with several embedded troughs. The low moves slowly east across the country from Monday through to Wednesday, followed by a weak ridge on Thursday.

Issued: 7:21am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Forecasts valid to Midnight Sunday, 13-Jun

Plenty

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly 10 knots rising to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate. Fair visibility in showers from afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 20 knots. Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots, easing to 10 knots late. Wednesday: Changing southwest 15 knots.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Colville

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea moderate. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers from afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 20 knots. Tuesday: Northwest 15 knots. Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 15 knots late.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Brett

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly rising to 20 knots this morning. Sea moderate. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 20 knots. Tuesday: Northerly 20 knots, changing southwest 15 knots late. Wednesday: Westerly 10 knots.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Kaipara

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly rising to 20 knots this morning. Sea moderate. Long period southwest swell 1 metre. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 25 knots, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots, turning westerly 10 knots. Wednesday: Westerly about 10 knots.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Raglan

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly 15 knots rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Long period southwest swell 1 metre. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain from evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 25 knots, easing to to northwest 10 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Stephens

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly 25 knots, but 15 knots east of Cape Farewell to Hawera. Becoming northerly 25 knots everywhere in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough everywhere in the afternoon. Southwest swell 1 metre in the west. Northwest swell 2 metres developing. Fair visibility in rain from evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 25 knots easing to northwest 15 knots early afternoon. Rough sea easing. Northwest swell becoming moderate everywhere for a time in the morning. Tuesday: Northwest 15 knots. Wednesday: Changing southeast 15 knots late.

Issued: 6:14am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Cook

Warning: GALE

Sunday : Northerly 25 knots rising to 35 knots south of Cape Terawhiti this morning, easing back to 25 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time in the south. Long period southerly swell 1 metre easing. Poor visibility in rain late evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 25 knots easing to 15 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea easing. Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots at times. Wednesday: Changing southerly 20 knots.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Castlepoint

Warning: GALE

Sunday : Northerly rising to 20 knots but 35 knots in the south this morning, easing to northerly 20 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in rain from evening in the south.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 20 knots. Southerly swell becoming moderate. Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots. Moderate southerly swell. Wednesday: Changing southerly 20 knots, but variable 10 knots east of Cape Palliser. Moderate southerly swell easing.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Portland

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Northerly 20 knots developing this morning. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 15 knots, but 25 knots about East Cape. Sea rough about East Cape. Tuesday: Northerly easing to 15 knots, but variable 10 knots in the south. Rough sea in the north easing. Southerly swell becoming moderate. Wednesday: Southerly 10 knots. Moderate southerly swell easing.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Abel

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing this morning, rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Poor visibility in evening rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easing to variable 10 knots in the morning. Rough sea easing early morning. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots, but southeast 15 knots developing north of Separation Point.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Grey

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 20 knots rising to 30 knots this morning, changing northwest 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Long period southwest swell 1 metre. Northwest swell 2 metres developing. Poor visibility in rain south of Abut Head, spreading north in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Turning northeast 15 knots. Moderate northerly swell easing. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots, but rising to 25 knots for a time in the morning. Sea becoming rough for a time. Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Milford

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 30 knots changing northwest 20 knots this evening, easing to 10 knots late evening. Rough sea easing. Long period southwest swell 2 metres easing. Northerly swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Turning northeast 15 knots in the morning, then rising to 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Moderate northerly swell easing. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots, easing to easterly 10 knots late. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Wednesday: Southeast 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Puysegur

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northwest 25 knots. Becoming variable 10 knots but southeast 15 knots south of Puysegur Point late morning. Southeast rising to 25 knots in the south this evening. Rough sea easing for a time in the north. Long period southwest swell 2 metres easing. Northerly swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain easing for a time in the afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Southeast 25 knots, but northeast 15 knots north of Puysegur Point. Sea rough in the south. Moderate northerly swell in the west easing. Moderate southeast swell developing. Tuesday: Easing to variable 10 knots early, but southeast 25 knots south of Puysegur Point. Sea rough in the south. Moderate southeast swell. Moderate southeast swell. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots, but easterly 25 knots south of Puysegur Point. Sea rough in the south. Moderate southwest and southeast swells.

Issued: 6:14am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Foveaux

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Easterly 15 knots developing this afternoon and rising to 25 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough. Long period southwest swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in rain developing in the morning. Areas of fog developing morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easterly 30 knots easing to 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Moderate easterly swell developing. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Tuesday: Rising to southeast 25 knots late. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest and easterly swells. Wednesday: Easterly 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate southwest and southeast swells.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Chalmers

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots this morning, then easterly 15 knots developing late evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 2 metres easing. Fair visibility in rain developing in the morning. Areas of fog developing morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easterly rising to 25 knots in the morning, then easing to 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southeast swell developing. Tuesday: Southeast 10 knots, rising to 20 knots late. Moderate southeast swell. Wednesday: Southeast rising to 25 knots. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southerly swell.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Rangitata

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly 15 knots, becoming easterly 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in rain developing south of the Waitaki River in the afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easing to variable 10 knots in the morning. Southerly swell becoming moderate. Tuesday: Becoming southerly 15 knots late. Moderate southerly swell. Wednesday: Southerly 10 knots, changing northeast 15 knots. Moderate southerly swell.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Conway

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 15 knots but 25 knots north of Kaikoura. Sea rough in the north. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere in the morning. Rough sea in the north easing. Southerly swell becoming moderate. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots, becoming southerly 15 knots late. Moderate southerly swell. Wednesday: Southerly 15 knots. Moderate southerly swell.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Chatham Islands

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Westerly 15 knots rising to northwest 25 knots around midday. Sea becoming rough. Long period southwest swell 3 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Changing southeast 15 knots late morning, then turning northeast 25 knots in the evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Tuesday: Becoming northerly 30 knots early, then easing to northwest 15 knots. Rough sea easing. Heavy southerly swell easing. Wednesday: Changing southwest 15 knots early, then southeast 25 knots late. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Issued: 4:41am Sunday 13 Jun 2021

Auckland VHF Warning

No Warnings In Effect