Wellington

TODAY

AT 6:00 AM

10 °C

WIND: SE, 10 knots

Wind

High: 10

Low: 5

Thursday

Few Showers

High: 9

Low: 6

Friday

Partly Cloudy

High: 12

Low: 6

Today: Showers increasing morning with strong southerly change, gale gusting 90km/h in exposed places for a time. Showers becoming isolated late afternoon.

Sunrise: 7:45 AM

Sunset: 5:08 PM

Tides

wellington

high tide: 7:10 AM    1.6m

low tide: 1:18 PM    0.6m

high tide: 7:34 PM    1.7m

Marine recreational Forecasts - wellington

7:49 PM 8 Jul, 2020

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.

Situation:

A low and associated fronts affect the country for the next few days, before moving away to the east Thursday, followed by a ridge of high pressure.

Warnings:

Gale warning for Cook

Forecast:

Gale warning. Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots, changing southerly 20 knots early morning. Southerly rising to 35 knots gusting 45 knots around midday, then easing to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late afternoon. Sea becoming very rough around midday, easing late afternoon. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, clearing afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots late evening. Cloudy with occasional showers, easing in the evening. Friday: Easing to variable 5 knots early. Becoming fine. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Mainly fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southeast half a metre or less, rising to southerly 2 metres this morning and to 3 metres this afternoon, then easing to 1.5 metres late Friday. Rising back to 2 metres late Saturday. For Castlepoint: Southeast half a metre or less, rising to southerly 2 metres this morning and to 3 metres this afternoon, then easing to 1.5 metres late Friday. Rising back to 2 metres late Saturday. Northeast 1 metre, dying out this morning.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

7:25 PM 8 Jul, 2020

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation:

A low and associated fronts affect the country for the next few days, before moving away to the east Thursday, followed by a ridge of high pressure.

Warnings:

Gale warning warnings for Cook and Stephens

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots, changing southerly 15 knots early morning. Southerly rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time this afternoon. Easing to southwest 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough late morning, easing evening. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, clearing afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Rising to southwest 25 knots in the morning, easing to 15 knots in the evening. Cloudy periods. Friday: Southwest easing to 10 knots early and to variable 5 knots later. Fine. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing later. Cloudy periods.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest around 1 metre, dying out this morning, developing again late Saturday. Southwest half a metre developing this morning, dying out Saturday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - castlepoint

7:25 PM 8 Jul, 2020

Wellington
Kapiti Is.
Cape Turnagain
Castlepoint
Cape Palliser
Cape Campbell

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southerly 15 knots, but northwest 20 knots north of Cape Palliser. Becoming southerly 35 knots but 25 knots in the north this morning. Southerly rising to 35 knots in the north for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Northeast swell 2 metres at times. Poor visibility in rain developing early this morning, easing this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday evening southwest 25 knots with rough sea, and Friday 15 knots. Becoming Saturday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell, becoming heavy for a time Thursday.

Marine coastal Forecasts - cook

7:23 PM 8 Jul, 2020

Westport
Farewell Spit
Kahurangi Point
Stephens Is.
Abel
Kapiti Is.
Cook
Cape Palliser
Grey
Cape Campbell
Jackson Head
Conway

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southerly 20 knots rising to 40 knots late morning. Southerly easing to 25 knots this afternoon. Becoming southwest 20 knots but 30 knots east of Cape Campbell to Karori Rock this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, easing afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday evening southwest 20 knots and Friday variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday northerly 15 knots. Moderate southerly swell, easing Friday but returning late Saturday.

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Tides

wellington

high tide: 7:10 AM    1.6m

low tide: 1:18 PM    0.6m

high tide: 7:34 PM    1.7m