Valid to Midnight Thursday 13 Dec 2018
Issued at 5:36am Thursday 13 Dec 2018

Warning: NIL warning for COOK

Situation: A low over the Tasman Sea extends a trough across New Zealand. The low remains offshore today, then weakens away on Friday. A ridge of high pressure covers the country throughout the weekend.

Forecast: Thursday: Southeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots about the south coast this morning. Southeast rising to 20 knots gusting 30 knots in the south for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time this afternoon and evening. Fair visibility in a few showers developing this afternoon. Areas of fog this morning, mainly about the South Coast.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Easing to variable 5 knots everywhere in the morning. Low cloud, a few showers. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Southerly 10 knots developing in the morning.Morning and evening low cloud. Sunday: Southerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Mainly fine.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less today. For Castlepoint: Southerly 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less Saturday. Northeast 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres for a time late today, and early Friday, then easing to half a metre or less Saturday.

High tide at Wellington
10:21am Thu 13 Dec - Height: 1.6m
10:44pm Thu 13 Dec - Height: 1.5m
High tide at Karehana Bay
2:19pm Thu 13 Dec - Height: 1.5m
2:47am Fri 14 Dec - Height: 1.4m

Low tide at Wellington
4:51pm Thu 13 Dec - Height: 0.7m
4:49am Fri 14 Dec - Height: 0.7m
Low tide at Karehana Bay
8:31pm Thu 13 Dec - Height: 0.6m
8:43am Fri 14 Dec - Height: 0.6m

NZ Marine Weather Warnings

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