Valid to Midnight Sunday 22 Oct 2017
Issued at 11:22am Saturday 21 Oct 2017

Warning: NIL warning for COOK

Situation: A disturbed westerly flow prevails over New Zealand during the period. An active front within this flow crosses the northern half of the North Island later on Monday.

Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Northerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots, easing to 15 knots late evening. Moderate sea easing late evening. Cloudy periods, a few showers from afternoon. Sunday: Northerly 15 knots rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning. Sea becoming rough in the morning. Mainly fine.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northwest 25 knots, easing to northerly 15 knots during the day. Fine. Tuesday: Changing southwest 10 knots morning, becoming northwest 15 knots later. Few showers, then mainly fine. Wednesday: Northwest rising to 25 knots. Mainly fine.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly half a metre, rising to 1 metre on Sunday and to 1.5 metres on Monday, easing to 1 metre Tuesday and half a metre Wednesday. For Castlepoint: Southwest half a metre rising to 1 metre Sunday and to 2 metres on Monday, easing to 1.5 metres Tuesday. Southeast 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, easing to one metre Sunday, dying out Monday.

High tide at Wellington
7:13pm Sat 21 Oct - Height: 1.6m
7:39am Sun 22 Oct - Height: 1.6m
High tide at Karehana Bay
11:35pm Sat 21 Oct - Height: 1.6m
11:55am Sun 22 Oct - Height: 1.6m

Low tide at Wellington
1:09pm Sat 21 Oct - Height: 0.7m
1:31am Sun 22 Oct - Height: 0.7m
Low tide at Karehana Bay
5:21pm Sat 21 Oct - Height: 0.3m
5:40am Sun 22 Oct - Height: 0.3m