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Recreational Marine: Christchurch
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Monday 08-Mar-2021 by MetService
Nil for Conway
Southwesterlies over Aotearoa New Zealand ease today as a ridge of high pressure builds over the country. Northwesterlies develop on Tuesday as a trough approaches from the Tasman Sea. The trough moves northwards over the South Island on Wednesday, then affects the North Island through Thursday and Friday. Another ridge begins to spread over the South Island from late Wednesday.
Forecast issued at 1119hrs Monday 08-Mar-2021
Valid to 1 pm Monday for Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.
Monday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to southeast 10 knots this afternoon. Easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Northeast swell half a metre or less.
Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Rising to northeast 10 knots in the afternoon and to northerly 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine, with high cloud. Northeast swell half a metre or less.
Outlook until midnight Friday:
Wednesday: Becoming northeast 20 knots morning, changing southwest 20 knots
afternoon. Becoming cloudy morning with scattered rain. Northeast
swell rising to 1 metre.
Thursday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots. Easterly 10 knots
developing afternoon. A few showers, clearing and becoming fine.
Northeast swell easing to half a metre.
Friday: Northeast 10 knots. Mainly fine. Northeast swell half a metre or
High tide at Lyttelton:
Monday 0056 2.4 metres.
Monday 1323 2.3 metres.
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