Coastal Forecasts and Warnings

Warnings

No Warnings In Effect

The Situation

A northerly flow persists over New Zealand between a slow moving high to the east and a trough in the Tasman Sea. The trough moves over New Zealand late Monday into Tuesday, while a deepening low approaching from the southwest spreads a front onto southern New Zealand late Tuesday. The front spreads north across the rest of the country on Wednesday followed by a southwest flow, while the low sweeps to south of New Zealand.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Forecasts valid to Midnight Sunday, 28-Feb

Plenty

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots, but easterly 15 knots north of White Island. Becoming northeast 15 knots everywhere this afternoon. Sea slight. Easterly swell 2 metres, period 11 seconds.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast 15 knots, easing to 10 knots in the morning. Tending northerly 10 knots in the evening. Moderate easterly swell. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots, tending northwest 10 knots later. Moderate easterly swell. Wednesday: Tending westerly 15 knots early. Moderate easterly swell, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Colville

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Easterly 15 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 2 metres, period 11 seconds.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell. Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots, tending northwest 10 knots later. Moderate easterly swell. Wednesday: Tending westerly 15 knots early. Moderate easterly swell, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Brett

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Easterly 10 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 2 metres, period 11 seconds.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell. Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots, tending northwest 10 knots early. Rising to 15 knots later. Moderate easterly swell. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots. Moderate easterly swell, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Kaipara

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre, period 14 seconds. North of Cape Reinga: Easterly swell 2 metres, period 11 seconds.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 15 knots, tending northwest 15 in the evening. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Moderate easterly swell north of Cape Reinga. Tuesday: Northwest 15 knots, becoming westerly 15 knots later. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate easterly swell north of Cape Reinga. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate easterly swell north of Cape Reinga, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Raglan

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre, period 14 seconds.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Rising to northeast 20 knots early. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Tuesday: Northeast 20 knots, tending northerly 15 knots early. Moderate southwest swell. Wednesday: Tending northwest 15 knots early. Moderate southwest swell, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Stephens

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots, but northeast 15 knots developing west of Farewell Spit to Hawera this morning. Sea slight. West of Farewell Spit to Hawera: Southwest swell 1 metre, period 15 seconds. Northwest 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Becoming northeast 15 knots but 25 knots west of Cape Farewell to Hawera in the morning. Sea becoming rough in the west. Southwest swell becoming moderate in the west. Tuesday: Becoming northerly 15 knots everywhere early, tending northwest 15 knots later. Rough sea in the west easing. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Wednesday: Rising to northwest 20 knots early. Moderate southwest swell in the west, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Cook

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northerly 15 knots, becoming variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Areas morning fog clearing.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 10 knots. Tuesday: Northerly rising to 25 knot later. Sea becoming rough. Wednesday: Northerly 25 knots. Sea rough.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Castlepoint

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres, period 12 seconds.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast rising to 20 knots in the morning. Moderate easterly swell. Tuesday: Becoming northerly 15 knots but 25 knots south of Cape Palliser. Sea becoming rough in the south. Moderate easterly swell. Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots but 25 knots in the south, tending northwest 25 knots everywhere later. Sea rough at times. Moderate easterly swell easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Portland

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 15 knots, but southeast 15 knots north of Tokomaru Bay. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres, period 12 seconds.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Becoming northeast 15 knots everywhere early. Moderate easterly swell. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots. Moderate easterly swell. Wednesday: Northeast 15 knots, tending northwest 15 knots later. Moderate easterly swell, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Abel

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Possible areas of morning fog.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 15 knots developing in the morning. Tuesday: Rising to northerly 20 knots early, tending northwest 15 knots later. Wednesday: Rising to northwest 20 knots early.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Grey

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots north of Abut Head this evening. Sea becoming rough in the north. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore, period 12 seconds. Northerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast rising to 25 knots everywhere in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots, easing to northerly 15 knots early. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell easing. Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots, tending northwest 15 knots early. Changing southwest 10 knots later. Southwest swell becoming moderate.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Milford

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northerly swell 2 metres easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres, period 19 seconds. Areas of sea fog offshore in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast rising to 25 knots early. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots, tending northwest 25 knots later. Rough sea. Moderate southwest swell easing. Wednesday: Northwest 25 knots, changing southwest 15 knots later. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Moderate northerly swell developing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Puysegur

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 25 knots but easterly 15 knots south of Puysegur Point. Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere this morning. Easterly 15 knots developing this evening. Rough sea easing. Northerly swell 2 metres easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres, period 19 seconds. Sea fog south of Puysegur Point and areas of fog offshore in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots west of West Cape in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the west. Moderate southwest swell. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots but 25 knots in the west. Easing to northerly 15 knots everywhere early. Rising to 30 knots in the west later. Sea becoming rough everywhere. Moderate southwest swell easing. Wednesday: Becoming northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the south early. Easing to 15 knots but 25 knots in the south later. Sea becoming very rough in the south for a time. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Moderate northerly swell developing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Foveaux

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Easterly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore, period 19 seconds. Northeast swell 1 metre, period 13 seconds. Areas of fog.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast rising to 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots, easing to 15 knots later. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell easing. Moderate northeast swell developing. Wednesday: Becoming northwest 15 knots early, rising to westerly 25 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Moderate northeast swell.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Chalmers

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres, period 18 seconds. Northeast swell 1 metre, period 13 seconds. Areas of fog.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast rising to 25 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots, easing to 15 knots later. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell, easing. Moderate northeast swell developing. Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots, changing southwest 20 knots later. Moderate northeast swell, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Rangitata

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southerly swell 1 metre developing. Northeast swell 1 metre, period 13 seconds. Areas of fog.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast rising to 25 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming moderate offshore. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots, tending northerly 15 knots later. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell, easing. Northeast swell becoming moderate. Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots, changing southwest 20 knots late. Moderate northeast swell, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Conway

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Northeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Northeast swell 2 metres, period 12 seconds. Areas of fog clearing in the afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast rising to 25 knots early. Sea becoming rough. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Northeast swell becoming moderate. Wednesday: Northeast 25 knots, easing to 15 knots south of Kaikoura early. Tending northwest 20 knots everywhere later. Rough sea easing. Moderate northeast swell, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Chatham Islands

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres, period 12 seconds, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing early. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Northeast swell becoming moderate. Tuesday: Easterly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing. Moderate northeast swell. Wednesday: Easterly 15 knots, tending northerly 15 knots. Moderate northeast swell, easing.

Issued: 10:51pm Saturday 27 Feb 2021

Auckland VHF Warning

No Warnings In Effect