TODAY |

Now
17°
14°
10°
Increasing cloudy periods. Northeasterlies.
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Sunrise
Sat Apr 04 07:49:00 NZDT 2020
Sunset
Sat Apr 04 19:16:00 NZDT 2020
Tomorrow
20°
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10°
Morning cloud, then fine. Northeasterlies, strong in exposed places.
Sunrise
Sun Apr 05 06:50:00 NZST 2020
Sunset
Sun Apr 05 18:14:00 NZST 2020
Mon Apr 06 00:00:00 NZST 2020
20°
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12°
High cloud increasing. Northeasterlies, strong in exposed places.
Sunrise
Mon Apr 06 06:51:00 NZST 2020
Sunset
Mon Apr 06 18:12:00 NZST 2020
Tue Apr 07 00:00:00 NZST 2020
22°
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10°
Mostly cloudy. A few showers developing later as northeasterlies turn southerly.
Sunrise
Tue Apr 07 06:52:00 NZST 2020
Sunset
Tue Apr 07 18:11:00 NZST 2020

Today

17°

10°

Tomorrow

20°

10°

Mon Apr 06 00:00:00 NZST 2020

20°

12°

Tue Apr 07 00:00:00 NZST 2020

22°

10°

Tides for Lyttelton
Sun Apr 05 02:25:00 NZST 2020
HIGH  2.4M
Sun Apr 05 07:42:00 NZST 2020
LOW  0.5M
Sun Apr 05 13:51:00 NZST 2020
HIGH  2.4M
Sun Apr 05 20:04:00 NZST 2020
LOW  0.4M

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Monday

North Island, cloudy periods in the north and east, with isolated showers about the Gisborne ranges. Fine elsewhere. South Island, patchy drizzle in the west with rain about southern Westland and Fiordland. High cloud increasing elsewhere, with scattered rain for Otago and Southland.

Tuesday

North Island, fine with high cloud. However, showers in Horowhenua, Kapiti and Taranaki at night. South Island, rain in the west gradually easing from the south. Scattered falls in the east.

Wednesday

North Island, a period of rain for western areas. Cloud increasing elsewhere, with a few showers mainly later in the day. South Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers for most. However, showers becoming frequent in the south later.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with possible showers later on Wednesday.Easterlies gradually easing on Tuesday and turning northerly Wednesday.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Mainly fine apart from some cloudy periods and a few showers in the east.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Cloudy and isolated showers.

Wairarapa

Isolated showers today. Becoming fine tomorrow.

Remaining regions of the North Island, also Nelson, Buller and Marlborough, apart from the Kaikoura Coast

Fine, apart from a few areas of cloud morning and night.

Kaikoura Coast, Canterbury, North Otago, Dunedin and Clutha

Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle at night. Clearing and becoming fine around midday tomorrow.

Fiordland and southern Westland

Cloudy in Fiordland with drizzle developing there tomorrow morning. Cloud and drizzle spreading north later tomorrow, turning to rain in Fiordland tomorrow evening.

For remaining regions of the South Island

Mainly fine, but areas of low cloud or fog morning and night.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy.

Conway

Northeast 25 knots. Sea rough. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre,easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 25 knots with rough sea, changing late Tuesday southwest 20 knots, and Wednesday northeast 15 knots. Easterly swell becoming moderate Monday, easing Tuesday.

Rangitata

Northeast 30 knots. Sea rough. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 1 metre,easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 30 knots with rough sea, changing later Tuesday southerly 20 knots,easing Wednesday variable 10 knots. Moderate east to northeast swell easing Wednesday.

Christchurch

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation
A high lies over the country. Northwesterlies strengthen over the lower South Island on Sunday ahead of a slow moving front approaching from the Tasman Sea.The front moves onto the lower South Island late Sunday, then weakens as it moves over the North Island Wednesday while a southwest flow builds over the South Island.

Warning
NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Northeast 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough this afternoon. Mostly cloudy, but afternoon fine breaks. Sunday: Northeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots in the evening. Rough sea, easing in the evening. Morning cloud,then fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northeast 20 knots. High cloud increasing. Tuesday: Northeast easing to 15 knots early, changing southwest 10 knots later. Mostly cloudy, a few showers with southerly change. Wednesday: Changing northeast 10 knots. CLoudy with showers, fine breaks later.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Easterly 1 metre, rising to northeast 1.5 metres today, and to easterly 2 metres Monday.