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Valid to Midnight Tuesday 26 Jun 2018
Issued at 5:15pm Monday 25 Jun 2018

Warning: GALE warning for COOK

Situation: A cold front moves off the North Island to the east today and a disturbed southwest flow covers the country. The southwesterlies ease on Thursday, and a ridge of high pressure moves onto the country on Friday.

Forecast: Gale warning. Monday: Northwest 15 knots, becoming southwest 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Tuesday: Southwest 10 knots, becoming northwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast early morning, then southwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots but 35 knots gusting 45 knots about the south coast mid-morning. Easing to southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere in the afternoon, and to 20 knots gusting 30 knots late evening. Sea becoming very rough about the south coast mid-morning,easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in morning showers, then fine spells and possible showers in the afternoon and evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easing to southwest 10 knots morning, and to variable 5 knots evening. Mainly fine. Thursday: Variable 10 knots. Mainly fine. Friday: Southerly 10 knots developing for a time. Partly cloudy, odd shower.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Friday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly half a metre, rising to 1. 5 metres early Tuesday and to 3.5 metres Tuesday evening, then easing to 2 metres Wednesday morning and to 1.5 metres Thursday. For Castlepoint: Southerly half a metre, rising to 2 metres early Tuesday and to 3.5 metres Tuesday evening, then easing to 2.5 metres Wednesday morning, and to 2 metres Thursday. Northeast half a metre, dying out Tuesday.

High tide at Wellington
3:19am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 1.6m
3:45pm Tue 26 Jun - Height: 1.6m
High tide at Karehana Bay
8:02pm Mon 25 Jun - Height: 1.5m
8:17am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 1.5m

Low tide at Wellington
9:13pm Mon 25 Jun - Height: 0.7m
9:26am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 0.7m
Low tide at Karehana Bay
2:03am Tue 26 Jun - Height: 0.5m
2:21pm Tue 26 Jun - Height: 0.5m