Christchurch & North East Coast:
Small but slowly fading 2-2.5ft of SE long period swell along with fresh NE winds and then by evening going variable semi glassy. Saturday sees 2 ft of continuing SE swell calm clean conditions early with the wind from the NE switching to N by the afternoon! Sunday brings 1-2ft of rising combo residual SE / NE 6 secs period swell with gusty N-NW winds thru the day!
Christchurch: Small but slowly building 1 to 1- 5ft of NE close period swell with rising NE winds but dropping away overnight. Saturday small 1-2 ft but clean close lines again with calm glassy conditions at first light but NE winds fresh by the afternoon. On Sunday still only 1-2ft with variable winds shifting NE in the morning clocking gusty NNW by lunch.
Banks Peninsula: Small long period 2-2.5ft of residual SE swell thru south swell magnets. light NE onshore winds picking up but variable late arvo. Saturday expect a slight decrease in size around the 2 ft range with gusty10-15 knot NE winds by lunch. Easing 1-2 ft of 9 sec period SE swell on Sunday with light NE winds clocking warm blustery NW.