Weather Warnings


Valid to Midnight Friday 15 Dec 2017
Issued at 5:25pm Thursday 14 Dec 2017

Warning: NIL warning for COOK

Situation: A ridge develops over the area today through the weekend, followed by a front crossing late Sunday through Monday.

Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Thursday: Southeast 15 knots but 20 knots about the south coast, becoming northeast 10 knots everywhere this evening. Moderate sea in the south, easing this evening. Mainly fine. Friday: Northerly rising to 15 knots early morning and to 20 knots gusting 30 knots around midday, then to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the south for a time in the afternoon and early evening, and easing to 15 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough in the south for a time in the afternoon and evening. Fine, with cloud increasing evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly easing to 10 knots early morning, and to variable 5 knots for a time late morning and afternoon. Mainly fine. Sunday: Northerly 10 knots rising to 15 knots for a time morning and afternoon. Mainly fine. Monday: Changing southerly 30 knots early, easing to southerly 15 knots late. A few showers, turning to rain for a time.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre, easing to half a metre Friday. Southeast 1 metre developing Sunday, turning southerly Monday and rising to 2.5 metres for a time. For Castlepoint: Northeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre today, then dying out Saturday. Southeast 1.5 metres, rising to 2 metres today, then easing to 1 metre Friday. Rising to 1.5 metres again Saturday,and to southerly 2.5 metres Sunday.

High tide at Wellington
3:27am Fri 15 Dec - Height: 1.6m
3:48pm Fri 15 Dec - Height: 1.6m
High tide at Karehana Bay
8:09pm Thu 14 Dec - Height: 1.4m
8:41am Fri 15 Dec - Height: 1.5m

Low tide at Wellington
9:08pm Thu 14 Dec - Height: 0.7m
9:42am Fri 15 Dec - Height: 0.7m
Low tide at Karehana Bay
2:13am Fri 15 Dec - Height: 0.5m
2:41pm Fri 15 Dec - Height: 0.6m