Valid to Midnight Wednesday 24 Oct 2018
Issued at 4:42pm Tuesday 23 Oct 2018

Forecast: North of Kaikoura: Northerly 25 knots. Elsewhere: Northeast 15 knots, gradually turning northwest 20 knots late Wednesday afternoon or evening. Rough sea in the north. Northerly swell rising to 2 metres offshore. Southwest swell 1 metre at times. Areas of fog this evening through early Wednesday morning.

Three Day Outlook: Changing Thursday afternoon southerly 30 knots with rough sea everywhere, easing Thursday night 20 knots and Friday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Friday afternoon northeast 15 knots. Moderate northerly swell offshore, easing Thursday.