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A fine and sunny day. Northerly breezes.
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Sunrise
Mon Apr 23 07:11:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Mon Apr 23 17:46:00 NZST 2018
Tomorrow
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Fine, some high cloud in the morning. Northerly breezes, dying out evening.
Sunrise
Tue Apr 24 07:12:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Tue Apr 24 17:44:00 NZST 2018
Wed Apr 25 00:00:00 NZST 2018
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Fine. Northeasterly developing afternoon.
Sunrise
Wed Apr 25 07:13:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Wed Apr 25 17:43:00 NZST 2018
Thu Apr 26 00:00:00 NZST 2018
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Mainly fine with high cloud. Northeasterlies strengthening.
Sunrise
Thu Apr 26 07:14:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Thu Apr 26 17:41:00 NZST 2018

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Tides for Lyttelton
Mon Apr 23 10:42:00 NZST 2018
HIGH  2.3M
Mon Apr 23 16:51:00 NZST 2018
LOW  0.4M
Mon Apr 23 23:07:00 NZST 2018
HIGH  2.4M
Tue Apr 24 05:28:00 NZST 2018
LOW  0.4M
Tue Apr 24 11:39:00 NZST 2018
HIGH  2.3M
Tue Apr 24 17:50:00 NZST 2018
LOW  0.4M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Wednesday

North Island, cloudy periods and a few showers about the far north and east coast, clearing to fine. South Island, cloudy periods with a few showers in the west at first, clearing and fine spells developing.

Thursday

North Island, becoming cloudy, a few showers in the eastern Bay of Plenty and the far north. South Island, cloud increasing, with showers for Fiordland and Southland.

Friday

North Island, cloudy with rain spreading into the north, and the west later. South Island, cloudy with rain in the west, possibly heavy, spreading into the east later.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers on Wednesday with southwesterlies then clearing Thursday and becoming fine southwesterlies dying out. A few showers on Friday with northwesterlies developing then strengthening.

Northland to Manawatu, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Cloudy areas. A few showers tomorrow.

The remainder of the North Island

Fine, apart from some cloud about Wellington, Kapiti and the Tararua District.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine, apart from isolated showers south of Christchurch tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Cloud increasing. Showers developing tonight or overnight, then becoming isolated tomorrow morning and fine spells developing.

Buller and Westland

Areas of cloud, and isolated showers north of Hokitika. Showers spreading everywhere from tonight, then becoming isolated tomorrow evening.

Fiordland

A few showers, turning to rain this evening, heavy and possibly thundery for a time, then easing by tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

A few showers.

Conway

Variable 10 knots, becoming northerly 15 knots this morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots changing Tuesday morning southerly 15 knots, and easing Tuesday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday northeast 15 knots, rising late Thursday northerly 25 knots in the north. Moderate southwest swell at times.

Rangitata

Northerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots changing Tuesday morning southerly 15 knots, then Wednesday afternoon northerly 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy offshore for a time Wednesday and Thursday.

Christchurch

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation
A ridge covers most of New Zealand today. A front moves onto the lower South Island tonight then weakens as it moves north, and is followed by another ridge Wednesday. The ridge moves northeastwards on Thursday allowing westerlies and fronts to affect the lower South Island.

Warning
NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast
Monday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing this afternoon,and rising to 15 knots early evening. Becoming westerly 10 knots overnight. Sea slight. Fine weather. Tuesday: Westerly 10 knots, turning northerly 10 knots in the afternoon, then becoming southeast 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine, with some high cloud.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easterly 10 knots, but variable 5 knots for a time in the morning. Fine. Thursday: Easterly 10 knots easing for a time. Mainly fine, high cloud developing. Friday: Changing southwest 10 knots late. Rain developing with southwest change.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Southeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time late Wednesday through Friday.