Coastal Forecasts and Warnings

Warnings

Gale warning in effect for Chatham Islands

The Situation

A ridge of high pressure lies over New Zealand today. A strong moist northerly flow develops over the country on Monday and Tuesday. A ridge builds over the south of the South Island on Wednesday but strong moist northerlies are expected to continue to affect other parts of the nation.

Issued: 7:36am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Forecasts valid to Midnight Sunday, 14-Aug

Plenty

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Long period easterly swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Westerly 10 knots, dying away in the morning. Tuesday: Northerly 20 knots. Wednesday: Northeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate northeast swell.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Colville

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Long period easterly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast 15 knots. Tuesday: Northeast 20 knots. Sea becoming rough. Moderate northeast swell. Wednesday: Northeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate northeast swell.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Brett

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Long period easterly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Becoming northeast 15 knots in the morning. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate northeast swell. Wednesday: Northeast 30 knots. Sea rough. Moderate northeast swell.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Kaipara

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing north of Tauroa Point in the evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 1 metre, easing. Long period easterly swell 1 metre north of Cape Reinga.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Rising to northeast 20 knots everywhere in the morning. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate northerly swell. Wednesday: Northeast 35 knots. Sea very rough. Moderate northerly swell.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Raglan

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 1 metre, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to northeast 20 knots in the afternoon. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate northerly swell. Wednesday: Northeast 30 knots. Sea rough. Moderate northerly swell.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Stephens

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Westerly 20 knots developing from late morning. Sea becoming moderate. West of Cape Farewell to Hawera: Long period southwest swell 1 metre. East of Stephen's Island: Southerly swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northwest 15 knots, turning northeast 20 knots in the afternoon, rising to 30 knots in the west in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the west. Tuesday: Northeast 30 knots in west but 20 knots in east. Sea rough in west. Moderate northerly swell. Wednesday: Northeast 30 knots in west but 20 knots in east. Sea rough in west. Moderate northerly swell.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Cook

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Northerly 20 knots developing in the morning, rising to 30 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Long period southerly swell rising to 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easing to northerly 15 knots in the morning. Rough sea easing. Moderate southerly swell. Tuesday: Rising to northerly 25 knots. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southerly swell easing. Moderate northerly swell developing in the north. Wednesday: Northerly 25 knots, easing to 10 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea easing. Moderate northerly swell in north.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Castlepoint

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Southwest 20 knots becoming northwest 10 knots but 20 knots south of Cape Palliser in the morning, and rising to 20 knots but 30 knots in the south in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the south. Long period southerly swell rising to 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easing to northwest 15 knots everywhere early morning and to variable 10 knots late morning. Northerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Rough sea in the south easing. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Tuesday: Rising to northerly 20 knots, but 30 knots in the south. Sea becoming rough in the south. Heavy southwest swell easing. Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing. Moderate northeast swell developing.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Portland

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing north of East Cape this afternoon. Sea slight. Long period southerly swell rising to 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northwest 15 knots, dying away in the morning. Northeast 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Tuesday: Northerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough. Heavy southwest swell easing. Wednesday: Northeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Moderate southwest swell easing., Moderate northeast swell developing.

Issued: 6:43am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Abel

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Westerly 20 knots developing north of Separation Point from late morning. Sea becoming moderate in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere in the morning. Tuesday: Northeast rising to 25 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Moderate northerly swell developing. Wednesday: Northeast 25 knots, easing to 10 knots in the afternoon. Rough sea easing. Moderate northerly swell.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Grey

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers south of Abut Head from afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast rising to 25 knots in the morning and 35 knots in the evening. Sea becoming very rough. Moderate northerly swell developing. Tuesday: Northeast 35 knots , dying away in the morning and becoming variable 10 knots. Very rough sea easing. Northerly swell becoming heavy for a time. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots, but northeast 25 knots developing in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Moderate northerly swell.

Issued: 6:54am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Milford

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots in the morning. Northerly 15 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. Long period southwest swell rising to 3 metres offshore. Fair visibility in a few showers developing in the morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast 20 knots, rising to 35 knots in the morning. Sea becoming very rough. Moderate southwest swell easing. Heavy northerly swell developing. Tuesday: Northeast 40 knots, easing to northerly 15 knots in the morning. Very rough sea easing. Heavy northerly swell easing. Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots, dying away in the morning. Southerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Moderate northwest swell.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Puysegur

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Westerly 15 knots but 25 knots south of Southwest Cape, rising to westerly 25 knots south of Puysegur Point in the morning, then easing to northwest 15 knots everywhere in the evening. Rough sea in the south at times. Long period southwest swell rising to 4 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northerly 20 knots, but northeast rising to 35 knots in the north but 25 knots in the south in the morning. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Heavy southwest swell easing. Heavy northerly swell developing in west. Tuesday: Northerly 20 knots. Heavy northerly swell in west easing. Moderate northwest swell in west. Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots, changing southeast 15 knots in the afternoon. Moderate northwest swell.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Foveaux

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Westerly 30 knots easing to 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Long period southwest swell rising to 5 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Southwest 20 knots, dying away in the morning. Northeast 25 knots developing in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Heavy southwest swell easing. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots, dying away in the afternoon. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell easing. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Chalmers

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Westerly 15 knots, but southwest 25 knots south of Otago Peninsula, becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere in the evening. Rough sea in the south, easing. Long period southwest swell rising to 4 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Southwest 15 knots, changing northeast 20 knots in the morning. Heavy southwest swell, easing. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots, dying away in the morning. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell easing. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Rangitata

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots but southwest 15 knots offshore, becoming variable 10 knots everywhere in the morning. Sea slight. Long period southerly swell rising to 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing in the morning. Southwest swell becoming heavy for a time. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots, dying away in the afternoon. Moderate southwest swell easing. Moderate northeast swell developing. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots. Moderate northeast swell easing.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Conway

Warning: NIL

Sunday : Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Long period southerly swell rising to 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Southerly 10 knots at first but northeast 15 knots developing in the morning. Southwest swell becoming heavy. Tuesday: Northerly 20 knots, rising to 30 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough. Moderate southwest swell easing. Moderate northeast swell developing. Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots, becoming variable 10 knots in the morning. Moderate northeast swell easing.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Chatham Islands

Warning: GALE

Sunday : Southwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots in the evening. Sea becoming very rough. Long period southwest swell rising to 6 metres. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers until afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Southwest 35 knots, easing to 20 knots in the morning. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell. Tuesday: Westerly 10 knots, turning northerly 15 knots in the morning. Heavy southwest swell easing. Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing. Northwest swell becoming moderate.

Issued: 3:16am Sunday 14 Aug 2022

Auckland VHF Warning

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