Valid to Midnight Wednesday 24 Oct 2018
Issued at 10:38pm Tuesday 23 Oct 2018

Warning: NIL warning for CONWAY

Situation: A front moves onto the lower South Island today, then across the area on Thursday followed by a brief ridge. A complex trough affects the country from Saturday.

Forecast: Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing late morning, turning northwest 10 knots late afternoon or evening. Sea slight. Morning low cloud,then fine.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Changing southerly 25 knots early morning, easing to 15 knots in the afternoon and to variable 5 knots at night. Rain developing early morning, clearing later. Friday: Northeast 10 knots developing in the morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy. Saturday: Becoming variable 5 knots in the morning. Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon. Morning cloud, otherwise fine.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Easterly about half a metre.

High tide at Lyttelton
4:49am Wed 24 Oct - Height: 2.2m
5:08pm Wed 24 Oct - Height: 2.3m

Low tide at Lyttelton
11:03am Wed 24 Oct - Height: 0.6m
11:24pm Wed 24 Oct - Height: 0.5m