Coastal Forecasts and Warnings

Warnings

No Warnings In Effect

The Situation

A trough affects the South Island and lower North Island today, then moves over the upper North Island on Tuesday and early Wednesday. Meanwhile, a weak ridge moves onto the South Island on Tuesday. A front then crosses New Zealand late Wednesday, followed by westerlies.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Forecasts valid to Midnight Tuesday, 24-Jul

Plenty

Warning: NIL

Southwest 10 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday westerly 20 knots.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Colville

Warning: NIL

Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Tending Thursday westerly 20 knots.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Brett

Warning: NIL

Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Tending Thursday westerly 20 knots.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Kaipara

Warning: NIL

Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing for a time Wednesday.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Raglan

Warning: NIL

Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing.Fair visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Wednesday morning southerly 20 knots, becoming Wednesday afternoon westerly 10 knots then rising Thursday 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing for a time Wednesday.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Stephens

Warning: NIL

Westerly 25 knots, becoming northwest 20 knots but southeast 20 knots south of the Whanganui River this evening, and northerly 15 knots but southeast 25 knots in the south Tuesday morning. Turning easterly 15 knots in the north Tuesday evening. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, 3 metres. Westerly swell 2 metres easing. Southeast swell in the west, 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in showers from this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday morning variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Wednesday evening northwest 20 knots, rising Friday 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell in the west easing for a time Wednesday. Moderate westerly swell developing in the east Thursday.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Cook

Warning: NIL

Northwest 20 knots, changing southerly 15 knots this afternoon,and rising to 25 knots west of Cape Terawhiti this evening. Sea becoming rough in the west. Southerly swell 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in rain from this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday evening variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Thursday northwest 20 knots, rising Friday 30 knots. Sea rough at times.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Castlepoint

Warning: NIL

Northwest 30 knots but southwest 15 knots south of Cape Palliser, gradually becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere this afternoon and evening. Turning southeast 15 knots Tuesday morning. Rough sea in the north, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre easing. Southwest swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in rain developing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Wednesday morning southwest 15 knots. Becoming Friday northwest 25 knots with rough sea.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Portland

Warning: NIL

Northwest 15 knots, becoming southwest 10 knots Tuesday morning.Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre easing. Southwest swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest rising Wednesday morning 20 knots, tending late Thursday northwest 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate offshore Thursday.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Abel

Warning: NIL

North of Separation Point: Northwest 15 knots, turning southeast 15 knots this evening, and rising to 25 knots Tuesday morning. Elsewhere: Variable 10 knots, becoming southeast 15 knots this evening, then turning southwest 15 knots early Tuesday morning. Sea becoming rough in the north. Poor visibility in rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday afternoon variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Wednesday evening westerly 15 knots in the north, becoming Friday westerly 15 knots but 25 knots in the north. Sea rough at times.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Grey

Warning: NIL

Westerly 20 knots but southeast 15 knots south of Cape Foulwind, becoming southeast 15 knots everywhere this evening, and easing to variable 10 knots Tuesday evening. Moderate sea in the north, easing. Southwest swell 3 metres,easing. Poor visibility in rain north of Hokitika, easing Tuesday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday afternoon northeast 15 knots, changing Thursday westerly 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Thursday.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Milford

Warning: NIL

Southerly 25 knots but southeast 15 knots north of Bligh Sound, becoming southeast 15 knots everywhere this evening, then turning northeast 15 knots Tuesday morning. Rough sea in the south, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres,easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday morning northeast 25 knots and Wednesday evening 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing early Thursday westerly 25 knots. Westerly swell becoming heavy Thursday, easing Friday.Moderate northerly swell developing Wednesday,easing Thursday.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Puysegur

Warning: NIL

Southeast 25 knots, becoming easterly 15 knots but 25 knots south of West Cape early Tuesday morning, and northeast 15 knots everywhere Tuesday evening. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell 3 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday morning northeast 25 knots and Wednesday evening 35 knots in the west with very rough sea. Changing early Thursday westerly 25 knots everywhere, rising Friday 35 knots. Sea very rough at times.Heavy westerly swell developing Thursday.Moderate northerly swell developing Wednesday,easing Thursday.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Foveaux

Warning: NIL

Southeast 20 knots, becoming northeast 15 knots Tuesday afternoon. Moderate sea, easing. Southerly swell 3 metres, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday evening northeast 25 knots, changing early Thursday westerly 20 knots, rising Friday northwest 30 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Chalmers

Warning: NIL

Southeast 20 knots, easing to 10 knots Tuesday afternoon, and becoming northeast 15 knots Tuesday evening. Moderate sea, easing. Southerly swell 2 metres easing. Northeast swell 1 metre easing. Fair visibility in scattered rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday northwest 15 knots.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Rangitata

Warning: NIL

Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots Tuesday evening.Sea slight. Southerly swell 2 metres easing. Northeast swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in scattered rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northwest 15 knots.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Conway

Warning: NIL

Southwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southerly swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in rain, mainly north of the Waiau River.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing late Friday northwest 20 knots.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Chatham Islands

Warning: NIL

Northwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots Tuesday morning. Moderate sea, easing. Southwest swell 2 metres at times. Northerly swell 2 metres, easing. Fair visibility in occasional showers,easing Tuesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday morning southerly 15 knots, rising Wednesday evening southwest 25 knots, rising Thursday 35 knots with very rough sea.Southerly swell becoming heavy Thursday. Moderate northeast swell developing Wednesday, easing Thursday.

Issued: 12:45pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018

Auckland VHF Warning

No Warnings In Effect