Now
14°
13°
Drizzle clears afternoon, then fine spells. Northeast.
ENE
Sunrise
Tue Sep 27 07:09:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Tue Sep 27 19:34:00 NZDT 2016
Tomorrow
13°
°
10°
Cloudy periods with occasional drizzle. Northeast winds.
Sunrise
Wed Sep 28 07:07:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Wed Sep 28 19:35:00 NZDT 2016
Thu Sep 29 00:00:00 NZDT 2016
14°
°
Patches of rain or drizzle. Northeast winds.
Sunrise
Thu Sep 29 07:06:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Thu Sep 29 19:36:00 NZDT 2016
Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 NZDT 2016
16°
°
Cloudy periods. Northeast winds dying out.
Sunrise
Fri Sep 30 07:04:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Fri Sep 30 19:37:00 NZDT 2016

Today

14°

9°

Tomorrow

13°

10°

Thu Sep 29 00:00:00 NZDT 2016

14°

8°

Fri Sep 30 00:00:00 NZDT 2016

16°

6°

Tides for Lyttelton
Tue Sep 27 14:40:00 NZDT 2016
HIGH  2.4M
Tue Sep 27 20:56:00 NZDT 2016
LOW  0.5M
Wed Sep 28 03:07:00 NZDT 2016
HIGH  2.3M
Wed Sep 28 09:17:00 NZDT 2016
LOW  0.5M
Wed Sep 28 15:32:00 NZDT 2016
HIGH  2.4M
Wed Sep 28 21:46:00 NZDT 2016
LOW  0.5M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Thursday

North Island, rain in the east easing, sunny spells and a few showers elsewhere. South Island, cloudy periods and a few showers, especially in the north and east.

Friday

North Island, a few showers mainly in the east and central areas,fine spells developing elsewhere. South Island, sunny spells and a few showers.

Saturday

Cloud increasing and showers developing in the western areas of both the North and South Islands then turning to rain later. Fine spells and a few afternoon and evening showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods with a few showers and northeasterlies on Thursday and Friday. Showers becoming more frequent and Saturday as winds tend northwest.

Northland to Taranaki, including the central high country and eastern Bay of Plenty

Mostly cloudy with a few showers, some heavy during the afternoons and evenings, and isolated thunderstorms possible tomorrow.

Coromandel Peninsula and western Bay of Plenty, including Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Periods of rain, heavy at times about the hills and ranges north of Wairarapa.

Whanganui to Wellington

Mostly cloudy with a few spots of rain.

Marlborough, Nelson

Occasional light rain.

Buller and Westland

Occasional rain, becoming mostly fine tonight. A few afternoon and evening showers tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Cloudy periods. A few afternoon and evening showers inland, some possibly heavy today. Drizzle at times along the east coast.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy.

Conway

Northeast 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 20 knots. Easing late Friday variable 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell easing Friday.

Rangitata

Northeast 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 20 knots, easing Friday variable 10 knots. Northeast swell becoming moderate Thursday easing Friday.

Christchurch

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation
A trough remains slow-moving over New Zealand through to Thursday. A second trough approaches the country from the Tasman Sea on Friday and Saturday.

Warning
NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast
Strong Wind Advisory. Tuesday: Northeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 20 knots this evening. Rough sea easing this evening. Cloudy with poor visibility in occasional drizzle. Wednesday: Northeast 20 knots easing to 15 knots in the morning. Moderate sea easing in the morning. Cloudy with fair visibility in occasional drizzle, turning to showers by afternoon.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northeast 15 knots. Light rain at times. Friday: Northeast 15 knots, dying out later. Cloudy periods. Saturday: Variable 10 knots. Cloudy periods.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northeast 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Saturday.