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Recreational Marine: Wellington
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Monday 08-Mar-2021 by MetService
Nil for Cook
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 Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.
Strong wind advisory.
Monday: Southeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots about the inner harbour this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay - Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. For Castlepoint - Southerly swell rising to 2.5 metres.
Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing in the morning, rising to 20 knots in the afternoon. Rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast in the evening. Sea becoming rough about the south coast. Fine. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay - Southerly swell easing to 1 metre. For Castlepoint - Southerly swell easing to 1.5 metres.
Outlook until midnight Friday:
Wednesday: Northerly 25 knots rising to 30 knots afternoon. Changing southerly
30 knots overnight. Cloud increasing, a few showers developing. Rain
from evening. For the South Coast and Palliser Bay - Southerly swell
easing to half a metre. For Castlepoint - Swell tending southeast and
easing to 1 metre.
Thursday: Southerly 30 knots, easing to 20 knots late. Occasional rain, easing
later. Southerly swell rising to 1.5 metres everywhere.
Friday: Southerly 20 knots. A few showers. For the South Coast and Palliser
Bay - Southerly swell 1.5 metres tending southeast. For Castlepoint -
Swell tending southeast and rising to 2 metres.
High tide at Wellington:
Monday 0113 1.8 metres.
Monday 1338 1.7 metres.
High tide at Plimmerton:
Monday 0613 1.4 metres.
Monday 1850 1.4 metres.
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