TownsRuralMarineMtnsMaps

Christchurch

Valid to Midnight Friday 14 Dec 2018
Issued at 10:55am Thursday 13 Dec 2018

Warning: NIL warning for CONWAY

Situation: A low over the Tasman Sea remains offshore today, then weakens away on Friday. A ridge of high pressure covers the country throughout the weekend. A northwest flow picks up over the lower South Island during Monday, ahead of a front approaching from the Tasman Sea.

Forecast: Thursday: Northeast 10 knots. Sea slight. Often cloudy. Fair visibility in evening drizzle. Friday: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots by late evening. Sea slight. Low cloud morning and evening, afternoon fine breaks. Fair visibility in patchy morning drizzle.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Variable 5 knots, becoming northeast 10 knots for a time afternoon and evening. Low cloud morning and evening. Sunday: Variable 5 knots, becoming northeast 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Low cloud, afternoon fine breaks. Monday: Variable 5 knots, northeast 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Low cloud clearing.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Easterly 1 metre easing to half a metre or less Saturday.

High tide at Lyttelton
10:14pm Thu 13 Dec - Height: 2.1m
10:33am Fri 14 Dec - Height: 2.2m

Low tide at Lyttelton
4:04pm Thu 13 Dec - Height: 0.7m
4:15am Fri 14 Dec - Height: 0.7m

NZ Marine Weather Warnings

  • No warnings in place at this time