Coastal Forecasts and Warnings

Warnings

No Warnings In Effect

The Situation

A ridge builds over the country today and Sunday. However, a weak trough affects the North Island on Monday and Tuesday, and a front moves over the far south of the South Island on Wednesday.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Forecasts valid to Midnight Sunday, 21-Jan

Plenty

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 10 knots.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Colville

Warning: NIL

Northerly 10 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 10 knots.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Brett

Warning: NIL

Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday variable 10 knots.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Kaipara

Warning: NIL

Northeast 15 knots, but variable 10 knots south of Tauroa Point. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: easing Tuesday variable 10 knots everywhere. Southwest swell moderate at times.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Raglan

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Southwest swell moderate at times.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Stephens

Warning: NIL

Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots south of 40S for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea becoming rough in the east for a time. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera, 2 metres easing for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, rising for a time Wednesday northwest 25 knots. Moderate southwest swell in the west.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Cook

Warning: NIL

Northerly 30 knots, gradually easing to 20 knots this evening. Rough sea, easing. Southerly swell rising to 1 metre for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots.

Issued: 03:36pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Castlepoint

Warning: NIL

Northerly 15 knots but 25 knots south of Cape Palliser. Easing to 15 knots in the south for a time Sunday morning till early Sunday evening. Sea rough in the south at times. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northerly 15 knots everywhere.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Portland

Warning: NIL

Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots between East Cape and Mahia for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time between East Cape and Mahia. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday morning variable 10 knots. Developing later Tuesday northerly 15 knots.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Abel

Warning: NIL

Northerly 15 knots but westerly 25 knots north of Separation Point. Easing to variable 10 knots but northwest 15 knots in the north this evening. Rough sea in the north, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, but variable 10 knots in the south.

Issued: 03:36pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Grey

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Milford

Warning: NIL

Northeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, rising at times Tuesday and Wednesday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Puysegur

Warning: NIL

North of West Cape: Northerly 20 knots,easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Elsewhere: Northwest 25 knots, changing westerly 15 knots early afternoon then easing to variable 10 knots Sunday morning. Rough sea in the south, easing.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time. Fair visibility in occasional showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Monday morning northwest 25 knots everywhere, rising Tuesday 35 knots with very rough sea, then easing Wednesday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northwest swell for a time Tuesday.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Foveaux

Warning: NIL

Westerly 25 knots easing to southwest 15 knots this afternoon. Rough sea easing.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore.Northeast swell 1 metre,dying out.Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northerly 15 knots, and for a time Wednesday westerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Chalmers

Warning: NIL

Southwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots south of the Otago Peninsula for a time early this afternoon, then easing to variable 10 knots everywhere late afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the south for a time. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Monday afternoon northeast 15 knots, and becoming for a time Wednesday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell offshore,easing Tuesday.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Rangitata

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing for a time this afternoon and early evening. Becoming northeast 15 knots Sunday afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre offshore, easing. Possible areas of fog offshore from evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, easing for a time Monday morning variable 10 knots, and becoming for a time Wednesday southwest 15 knots.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Conway

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Southeast 15 knots developing south of the Hurunui River for a time this evening. Becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere for a time Sunday morning. Sea slight.Northeast swell 1 metre, easing. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres offshore for a time. Areas of fog possible from evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday morning variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Tuesday northeast 15 knots,easing for a time Wednesday variable 10 knots in the south.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Chatham Islands

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing for a time this afternoon and evening. Changing southwest 15 knots Sunday morning and easing to variable 10 knots again Sunday evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northerly swell 1 metre dying out. Areas of fog possible until Sunday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Issued: 12:41pm Saturday, 20-Jan-2018

Auckland VHF Warning

No Warnings In Effect