Coastal Forecasts and Warnings

Warnings

No Warnings In Effect

The Situation

A large, slow moving high builds over the country through the rest of the week.A front approaches the far south from the Tasman Sea later on Sunday, moving over the South Island on Monday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Forecasts valid to Midnight Friday, 20-Sep

Plenty

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots, becoming southerly 15 knots this morning. Sea slight.Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots, easing Saturday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing late Sunday westerly 15 knots.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Colville

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots, becoming southeast 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots. Easing Saturday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing late Sunday southwest 15 knots. Becoming Monday northwest 15 knots.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Brett

Warning: NIL

Southeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots. Easing Saturday evening variable 10 knots. Developing Monday northwest 15 knots.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Kaipara

Warning: NIL

Southeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Easterly swell north of Cape Reinga, 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots, but variable 10 knots south of Tauroa point. Easing Saturday afternoon variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Monday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Sunday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Raglan

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots, becoming southeast 15 knots this morning or early this afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 15 knots. Easing Saturday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Monday northwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Saturday.

Issued: 6:30am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Stephens

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots but southwest 20 knots west of Cape Farewell to Hawera. Becoming southeast 25 knots everywhere this morning, easing to 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time.Southwest swell in the west, 4 metres easing.Westerly swell in the east, 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 15 knots, easing Saturday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday afternoon westerly 15 knots. Rising late Sunday northwest 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell in the west easing Saturday. Moderate northwest swell developing in the west Monday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Cook

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Southerly 25 knots developing this morning,easing to 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time.Southerly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday evening northerly 15 knots. Rising later Sunday northerly 30 knots with rough sea.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Castlepoint

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Southerly 15 knots developing this morning, rising to 25 knots offshore for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming rough offshore for a time. Southwest swell, 2 metres offshore. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday evening northerly 15 knots south of Cape Palliser. Rising late Sunday northerly 20 knots but 30 knots in the south with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell easing Sunday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Portland

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Becoming southerly 15 knots this morning, rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Easing to southerly 15 knots south of East Cape this evening. Sea becoming rough at times. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Saturday morning southerly 15 knots everywhere, easing Saturday evening variable 10 knots. Developing later Sunday northwest 15 knots. Rising Monday northwest 25 knots in the north with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell easing Sunday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Abel

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Becoming southeast 15 knots north of Separation Point early this morning. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing early Sunday westerly 15 knots in the north. Rising late Sunday northwest 25 knots in the north and Monday northwest 15 knots elsewhere. Sea becoming rough in the north.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Grey

Warning: NIL

Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell 4 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday evening southwest 15 knots north of Cape Foulwind. Becoming early Sunday variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing late Sunday northerly 15 knots in the south. Rising Monday northwest 25 knots everywhere with rough sea. Changing later Monday southwest 15 knots in the south. Moderate southwest swell easing Saturday, becoming moderate again Monday.Moderate northwest swell developing for a time Monday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Milford

Warning: NIL

Southwest 20 knots, easing to 10 knots this afternoon. Moderate sea, easing. Southwest swell 5 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing early Sunday northerly 20 knots, rising Monday northerly 30 knots with rough sea. Changing Monday southwest 15 knots.Moderate southwest swell easing Saturday, returning Monday. Moderate northwest swell developing Sunday easing Monday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Puysegur

Warning: NIL

Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 5 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising to Saturday morning northwest 25 knots and early Sunday 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing Monday westerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Saturday returning Monday.Northwest swell becoming heavy Sunday, easing Monday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Foveaux

Warning: NIL

Westerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots early this morning. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell 5 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning northwest 15 knots but 25 knots in the south. Becoming Monday westerly 25 knots throughout. Sea becoming rough everywhere. Westerly swell becoming heavy in the south Sunday,easing Monday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Chalmers

Warning: NIL

Southwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots this morning,and to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell 4 metres offshore, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday night northerly 15 knots. Changing Monday westerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Saturday, returning Monday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Rangitata

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots, but southwest 20 knots offshore. Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere this afternoon. Sea moderate offshore, easing.Southwest swell 3 metres offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing late Sunday northerly 20 knots. Changing Monday southerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell offshore easing Saturday, returning Monday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Conway

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Becoming southwest 15 knots this morning, easing to variable 10 knots late this afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday afternoon northerly 15 knots. Rising Monday for a time northwest 25 knots with Rough sea. Moderate southwest swell offshore easing Saturday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Chatham Islands

Warning: NIL

Westerly 20 knots. Turning southerly 30 knots this morning, easing to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres. Poor visibility in a period of rain this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 20 knots. Becoming late Sunday westerly 15 knots. Rising Monday northwest 25 knots with rough sea. Heavy southwest swell easing Saturday.

Issued: 4:42am Friday 20 Sep 2019

Auckland VHF Warning

No Warnings In Effect