Weather Warnings


Valid to Midnight Friday 21 Jun 2019
Issued at 5:48pm Thursday 20 Jun 2019

Warning: NIL warning for COOK

Situation: High pressure over New Zealand moves away today, as a complex low pressure system approaches from the Tasman Sea. The low and associated fronts become slow-moving on Friday, then become confined to the North Island over the weekend, while high pressure builds further south. The high spreads over the remainder of New Zealand on Monday.

Forecast: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Fine, then cloud developing this evening. Poor visibility in rain developing overnight. Friday: Northerly rising to 20 knots in the morning. Becoming northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate in the morning, easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in periods of rain, clearing early morning.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest 15 knots, tending southerly 10 knots from afternoon. Fine, but cloud increasing later. Sunday: Southerly rising to 25 knots early. A few showers with southerly change, then cloudy periods. Monday: Southerly easing to 15 knots. Cloudy periods.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: For the South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less today, then rising rapidly to 3.5 metres Monday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, then rising rapidly to 4 metres Monday. Northeast 1 metre developing today.

High tide at Wellington
7:57am Fri 21 Jun - Height: 1.5m
8:17pm Fri 21 Jun - Height: 1.6m
High tide at Karehana Bay
11:48pm Thu 20 Jun - Height: 1.6m
12:12pm Fri 21 Jun - Height: 1.5m

Low tide at Wellington
2:02am Fri 21 Jun - Height: 0.7m
2:03pm Fri 21 Jun - Height: 0.7m
Low tide at Karehana Bay
5:57am Fri 21 Jun - Height: 0.5m
6:09pm Fri 21 Jun - Height: 0.5m