Valid to Midnight Monday 14 Oct 2019
Issued at 4:45am Monday 14 Oct 2019

Warning: NIL warning for CONWAY

Situation: A brief ridge of high pressure builds over New Zealand today. An intense low,preceded by gale easterlies, approaches the upper North Island from the north today, affecting the North Island until Wednesday when it moves away to the east.Another brief ridge crosses the country on Thursday,ahead of a low approaching from the Tasman.

Forecast: Monday: Easterly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Overcast, with poor visibility in occasional drizzle.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Easterly 15 knots. Cloudy with the odd shower. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Cloudy periods, early light rain or drizzle. Thursday: Northeast 10 knots developing. Cloudy.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Easterly half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres late Tuesday. Easing to 1 metre late Wednesday and to half a metre Thursday.

High tide at Lyttelton
5:55pm Mon 14 Oct - Height: 2.2m
6:20am Tue 15 Oct - Height: 2.2m

Low tide at Lyttelton
11:51am Mon 14 Oct - Height: 0.7m
12:11am Tue 15 Oct - Height: 0.6m