Central Coastal Waters Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:03 pm CDT on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system centred over the Tasman Sea will continue to move slowly eastwards, reaching New Zealand later Wednesday. A trough of low pressure over the far west of the State will also move only slowly eastwards during the next few days reaching the eastern border on Friday.

Forecast for Tuesday until midnight

Winds
East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas
Around 1 metre.
Swell
Southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres in the west.
Weather
Partly cloudy.

Wednesday 22 November

Winds
East to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending northwest to northeasterly during the morning, then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas
1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre by early evening.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 90% chance of showers developing. The chance of a thunderstorm developing.

Thursday 23 November

Winds
Variable about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots before dawn then turning south to southeasterly early afternoon.
Seas
Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning.
Swell
Southwesterly 2 to 2.5 metres.
Weather
Cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning.

Friday 24 November

Winds
Southerly 15 to 20 knots tending southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.
Seas
1 to 2 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.
Swell
Southwesterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the evening.
Weather
Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower.

Please be awareWind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Wind warnings are issued for today and tomorrow and describe the highest category of wind warning for that day.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am CDT Wednesday.

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