Coastal Forecasts and Warnings

Warnings

Storm warning in effect for Puysegur

Gale warning in effect for Milford

The Situation

A high lies over the North Island through to Tuesday. A front moves slowly northwards over the South Island during Monday and Tuesday, then over the North Island on Wednesday, followed by a southwest flow across the country.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Forecasts valid to Midnight Monday, 06-Apr

Plenty

Warning: NIL

Southeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southeast swell rising to 3 metres offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Wednesday northerly 15 knots. Change late Wednesday southwest 15 knots, rising Thursday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southeast swell offshore, easing Wednesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Colville

Warning: NIL

Southeast 20 knots, easing to 10 knots Monday evening. Moderate sea, easing. Southeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming late Tuesday northerly 15 knots. Change late Wednesday southwest 15 knots, rising Thursday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southeast swell offshore,easing Wednesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Brett

Warning: NIL

Easterly 20 knots, easing to 10 knots Monday evening. Moderate sea, easing. Southeast swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming late Tuesday northerly 15 knots. Change late Wednesday southwest 10 knots, rising Thursday 20 knots. Moderate southeast swell, easing Wednesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Kaipara

Warning: NIL

Northeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Southeast swell north of Cape Reinga, rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Tuesday northwest 15 knots. Change Wednesday southwest 15 knots,rising Thursday 25 knots with rough sea. Southwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Raglan

Warning: NIL

Northeast 15 knots but variable 10 knots inshore. Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere for a time during afternoons and early evenings. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Tuesday northerly 15 knots throughout. Change Wednesday southwest 15 knots, rising Thursday 25 knots with rough sea. Southwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Stephens

Warning: NIL

Northerly 15 knots but variable 10 knots east of Farewell Spit to Hawera. Sea slight. Southwest swell in the west, 1 metre easing. Northwest swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Tuesday northerly 15 knots throughout. Changing early Wednesday southwest 15 knots but 25 knots in west with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell developing in west Wednesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Cook

Warning: NIL

Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday afternoon northerly 25 knots, changing early Wednesday southerly 15 knots. Becoming late Wednesday northerly 15 knots, change Thursday southerly 30 knots. Sea rough at times.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Castlepoint

Warning: NIL

Northeast 15 knots but 25 knots south of Flat Point. Sea rough in the south. Southeast swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Change Wednesday southwest 15 knots throughout. Becoming early Thursday northwest 20 knots, and change late Thursday southwest 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southeast swell,easing Wednesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Portland

Warning: NIL

Easterly 10 knots but southeast 20 knots north of Waiapu River. Sea moderate in the north. Southeast swell rising to 3 metres. Southwest swell, 1 metre easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning variable 10 knots throughout. Tending Wednesday morning northwest 15 knots, rising early Thursday 25 knots in north. Change late Thursday southwest 25 knots throughout.Sea rough at times. Moderate southeast swell,easing Thursday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Abel

Warning: NIL

Variable 10 knots but daytime northerly 15 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday southwest 15 knots, and rising Thursday to 25 knots in north with rough sea.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Grey

Warning: NIL

Northerly 20 knots but northeast 30 knots south of Abut Head. Sea rough in the south. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre easing. Poor visibility in rain from overnight tonight.

Outlook following 3 days: Change Tuesday morning southwest 20 knots throughout, rising Thursday 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate northerly swell easing Tuesday. Moderate southwest swell developing Tuesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Milford

Warning: GALE

Northeast 45 knots, easing to 35 knots Monday morning, and to northerly 20 knots Monday evening. High sea, easing.Northerly swell rising to 3 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre easing.Poor visibility in rain from this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Change Tuesday morning southwest 15 knots, rising Wednesday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate northerly swell easing Tuesday. Moderate southwest swell developing Tuesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Puysegur

Warning: STORM

Northerly 50 knots but 25 knots east of West Cape. Rising to northerly 60 knots but 30 knots in the east this evening. Easing to northwest 30 knots but 20 knots in the east Monday morning, and to 20 knots everywhere Monday afternoon. Sea becoming very high in the west for a time. Northerly swell rising to 4 metres in west for a time. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing. Poor visibility in rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly rising Wednesday 30 knots with rough sea, easing Thursday 20 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Foveaux

Warning: NIL

Northeast 30 knots but 20 knots west of Slope Point. Becoming northwest 20 knots in the west Monday evening. Sea rough in the east. Northeast swell 2 metres in the east. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing. Poor visibility in rain from overnight tonight.

Outlook following 3 days: Change early Tuesday westerly 15 knots throughout, rising Wednesday 30 knots with rough sea then easing Thursday 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northeast swell in east,easing Wednesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Chalmers

Warning: NIL

Northeast 30 knots. Sea rough. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in rain from Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Change early Tuesday southerly 15 knots. Becoming Wednesday westerly 15 knots but 25 knots in south with rough sea. Moderate northeast swell, easing Wednesday. Moderate southwest swell developing Wednesday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Rangitata

Warning: NIL

Northeast 30 knots but 20 knots inshore. Sea rough offshore.Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast easing 15 knots throughout Tuesday morning. Change late Tuesday southerly 15 knots. Becoming Wednesday northwest 15 knots. Change Thursday southwest 15 knots but 25 knots offshore with rough sea. Moderate northeast swell, easing Wednesday. Moderate southwest swell developing offshore Thursday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Conway

Warning: NIL

Northeast 30 knots, easing to 20 knots inshore Monday evening.Rough sea, easing inshore. Easterly swell rising to 2 metres.Southwest swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Change late Tuesday southwest 15 knots throughout, easing Wednesday variable 10 knots.Becoming Thursday southwest 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate easterly swell easing Wednesday. Moderate southwest swell developing offshore Thursday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Chatham Islands

Warning: NIL

Southeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Southeast swell rising to 3 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday northerly 15 knots. Change Thursday southwest 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate southeast swell, easing Thursday.

Issued: 4:42pm Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Auckland VHF Warning

No Warnings In Effect