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Recreational Marine: Christchurch
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Tuesday 16-Aug-2022 by MetService
Gale warning for Conway
A moist northerly flow over the North Island strengthens today. Meanwhile, a slow moving, active trough over the South Island drifts closer to the North Island on Thursday as a low moves southeast across the South Island. A ridge develops over the South Island briefly on Friday, while moist northerlies continue to affect the North Island. The active trough then moves south across the South Island during Saturday.
Forecast issued at 1122hrs Tuesday 16-Aug-2022
Valid to 1 pm Tuesday for Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Strong wind advisory.
Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate in the afternoon. High cloud, with fair visibility in scattered rain. Easterly swell half a metre.
Wednesday: Northeast 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the morning and early afternoon. Easing to 15 knots late afternoon. Turning southwest 10 knots overnight. Sea becoming rough for a time. High cloud, with fair visibility in scattered rain, clearing late. Northeast swell rising to 1 metre.
Outlook until midnight Saturday:
Thursday: Southwest 10 knots, dying out in the evening. Rain, easing to showers
in the evening, clearing overnight. Northeast swell 1 metre, rising
to 1.5 metres for a time.
Friday: Variable 5 knots, but northeast 10 knots for a time in the afternoon.
Cloudy. Northeast swell 1 metre.
Saturday: Northerly 15 knots developing. Rain developing early, clearing later.
Northeast swell 1 metre.
High tide at Lyttelton:
Tuesday 0741 2.4 metres.
Tuesday 2004 2.4 metres.
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