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16 Aug 2022 16:20
NZ Recreational Marine and Coastal Forecasts
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    Home >Weather >Marine Forecasts >Recreational

    Recreational Marine: Wellington
    Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Tuesday 16-Aug-2022 by MetService

    Gale warning for Cook

    Situation:
    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 Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
    Strong wind advisory.
    Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming moderate in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Chance of a late shower. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay - Southerly swell 2 metres, easing to 1 metre. For Castlepoint - Southerly swell 3 metres, easing to 2 metres.
    Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the evening. Cloudy with fair visibility in periods of rain. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay - Southerly swell half a metre. For Castlepoint - Southerly swell 1.5 metres easing. Northeast swell 1 metre developing.

    Outlook until midnight Saturday:
    Thursday: Northerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots for a time in the morning and
    afternoon. Rain, possibly heavy at times. For the South Coast and
    Palliser Bay - Southerly swell half a metre or less. For Castlepoint
    - Northeast swell 1 metre, rising to 2 metres.
    Friday: Easing to variable 10 knots early. Northerly 15 knots developing
    late. Rain, becoming persistent in the afternoon. For the South Coast
    and Palliser Bay - Southerly swell half a metre or less. For
    Castlepoint - Northeast swell 2 metres, easing to 1 metre.
    Saturday: Northerly rising to 25 knots. Partly cloudy occasional rain morning
    and evening. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay - Southerly swell
    half a metre or less. For Castlepoint - Northeast swell 1 metre.

    High tide at Wellington:
    Tuesday 0804 1.7 metres.
    Tuesday 2035 1.7 metres.
    High tide at Plimmerton:
    Tuesday 0012 1.7 metres.
    Tuesday 1237 1.6 metres.




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