Coastal Forecasts and Warnings

Warnings

Gale warning in effect for Puysegur

The Situation

A ridge of high pressure dominates the country through to Tuesday. A weak front affects the south of the South Island on Sunday.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Forecasts valid to Midnight Saturday, 29-Jan

Plenty

Warning: NIL

Friday : Variable 10 knots, but easterly 15 knots offshore. Sea slight. Northerly swell 1 metre. Saturday : Variable 10 knots, but easterly 15 knots offshore, easing to variable 10 knots everywhere by midday. Sea slight. Northerly swell 1 metres easing. Easterly swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Variable 10 knots. Monday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Colville

Warning: NIL

Friday : Easterly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Northeast swell 1 metre. Saturday : Easterly 15 knots. Sea slight. Northerly swell 1 metres easing. Easterly swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Easterly 10 knots. Monday: Easterly rising to 15 knots. Tuesday: Rising to northeast 20 knots late.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Brett

Warning: NIL

Friday : Easterly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots south of Cape Karikari later. Sea rough in the north. Northeast swell 1 metre. Saturday : Easterly easing to 20 knots in the morning, but 15 knots south of Cape Karikari. Sea rough in the north easing. Northerly swell 1 metres easing. Easterly swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Easterly easing to 15 knots, but 10 knots in the south. Monday: Easterly rising to 20 knots everywhere. Tuesday: Rising to northeast 25 knots. Sea becoming rough.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Kaipara

Warning: NIL

Friday : Easterly 20 knots, but 30 knots north of Cape Reinga. Sea rough in the north. Long period southwest swell 2 metres. North of Cape Reinga: Northeast swell 1 metre. Saturday : Easterly easing to 20 knots, but 10 knots in the south in the afternoon. Rough sea in the north easing. Long period southwest swell 2 metres easing to 1 metre. North of Cape Reinga: Northeast swell 1 metre easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Easterly 20 knots, but 10 knots in the south. Monday: Easterly 20 knots, but northeast 15 knots in the south. Tuesday: Becoming northeast 25 knots early, but 15 knots in the south. Sea becoming rough in the north.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Raglan

Warning: NIL

Friday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 2 metres. Saturday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres easing to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Variable 10 knots. Monday: Variable 10 knots. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots developing.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Stephens

Warning: NIL

Friday : Southeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. West of Farewell Spit to Hawera: Long period southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Elsewhere: Westerly swell 1 metre, easing. Saturday : Variable 10 knots. Westerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon and rising to 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. West of Farewell Spit to Hawera: southwest swell 2 metres easing to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northwest 25 knots easing to 10 knots in the afternoon. Changing southeast 10 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Monday: Southeast rising to 15 knots early. Tuesday: Changing northwest 10 knots.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Cook

Warning: NIL

Friday : Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots early evening. Sea slight. Southerly swell 2 metres easing. Saturday : Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing in the morning, then rising to 25 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northerly 25 knots easing to variable 10 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea easing. Monday: Southerly 10 knots. Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots developing.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Castlepoint

Warning: NIL

Friday : Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Southerly swell 3 metres, easing to 2 metres. Saturday : Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots south of Cape Palliser for a time in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the south. Southerly swell 2 metres easing to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northwest 25 knots, but 15 knots in the north. Changing southeast 15 knots everywhere in the afternoon. Rough sea in the south easing. Monday: Southeast 15 knots, turning northeast 15 knots. Tuesday: Northeast rising to 25 knots. Sea becoming rough.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Portland

Warning: NIL

Friday : Southerly 25 knots but 15 knots south of Tolaga Bay. Easing to southerly 15 knots in the evening, but variable 10 knots in the south. Rough sea easing. Southerly swell 3 metres easing to 2 metres. North of East Cape: northerly swell 1 metre, easing. Saturday : Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing late afternoon. Sea slight. Southerly swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northerly 15 knots, changing southerly 10 knots in the south in the evening. Monday: Southerly 15 knots spreading north early, then turning northeast 10 knots late. Tuesday: Northeast rising to 25 knots late. Sea becoming rough.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Abel

Warning: NIL

Friday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Saturday : Variable 10 knots. Northerly 20 knots developing for a time in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Changing northerly 10 knots in the afternoon, then southeast 15 knots in the evening. Monday: Easing to variable 10 knots early. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots, but northwest 15 knots developing in the north late.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Grey

Warning: NIL

Friday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 3 metres easing. Saturday : Southwest 10 knots. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 2 metres easing to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Southwest 10 knots. Monday: Variable 10 knots. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots developing.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Milford

Warning: NIL

Friday : Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Saturday : Northeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots north of Milford Sound in the evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 2 metres easing to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere in the morning. Monday: Variable 10 knots. Tuesday: Northeast 20 knots developing.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Puysegur

Warning: GALE

Friday : Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing early evening, and rising to 25 knots south of Puysegur Point late evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Saturday : Northerly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots south of Puysegur Point in the morning. Rising to 45 knots in the south in the evening. Sea becoming high. Southwest swell 2 metres easing for a time. Northwest swell 2 metres developing for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere in the afternoon. High sea in the south easing early morning. Moderate northwest swell easing. Moderate southwest swell. Monday: Northwest 15 knots developing. Moderate southwest swell. Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots, but rising to 25 knots in the west late. Sea becoming rough in the west late. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Foveaux

Warning: NIL

Friday : Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing late afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres easing. Saturday : Northeast 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots early morning. Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots offshore developing in the evening. Sea becoming rough offshore. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots offshore, changing southerly 15 knots early afternoon, then easing to variable 10 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea offshore easing. Southwest swell becoming moderate offshore for a time. Monday: Variable 10 knots. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Chalmers

Warning: NIL

Friday : Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres easing. Saturday : Northeast 15 knots. Easing to variable 10 knots in the morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres easing to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Changing southerly 15 knots early afternoon, then easing to variable 10 knots in the evening. Monday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Tuesday: Northeast easing to 10 knots.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Rangitata

Warning: NIL

Friday : Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Saturday : Northeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres easing to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Variable 10 knots. Monday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Conway

Warning: NIL

Friday : Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southerly swell 2 metres, easing. Saturday : Northeast 15 knots, rising to northerly 25 knots north of Kaikoura Peninsula in the afternoon. Turning westerly 15 knots at night. Sea becoming rough for a time in the north. Southwest swell 2 metres easing to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Changing southerly 15 knots in the morning , then easing to variable 10 knots in the afternoon. Monday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots offshore late. Sea becoming rough offshore late.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Chatham Islands

Warning: NIL

Friday : Southwest 25 knots. Sea rough. Southwest swell 4 metres easing to 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers. Saturday : Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots late morning. Turning northwest 15 knots late evening. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 2 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, turning southwest 15 knots around evening. Moderate southwest swell. Monday: Southwest 15 knots dying out. Moderate southwest swell. Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots developing. Moderate southwest swell easing.

Issued: 4:33pm Friday 28 Jan 2022

Auckland VHF Warning

No Warnings In Effect