Valid to Midnight Saturday 24 Feb 2018
Issued at 10:54am Friday 23 Feb 2018

Warning: NIL warning for CONWAY

Situation: A southwest flow covers the country today. The flow turns northwest over the area on Saturday as a front approaches from the Tasman Sea. The front crosses over the area on Sunday, followed by a ridge of high pressure.

Forecast: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing this afternoon, tending easterly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine weather. Saturday: Easterly 10 knots rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Becoming northerly 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Becoming northwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Fine with high cloud. Monday: Early change southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots later. Rain easing to a few showers, clearing later. Tuesday: Becoming variable 10 knots. Mainly fine.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Easterly half a metre tending northeast Sunday, then easterly Monday.

High tide at Lyttelton
11:39pm Fri 23 Feb - Height: 2.3m
12:07pm Sat 24 Feb - Height: 2.3m

Low tide at Lyttelton
5:26pm Fri 23 Feb - Height: 0.5m
5:55am Sat 24 Feb - Height: 0.6m