Marlborough-Nelson Marine Radio broadcast the most recent MetService weather forecasts for sea areas Cook, Stephens, Abel, Conway and Grey on channels 01, 04, 05, 60, 63, and 65 starting at 0835, 1135, 1335 and 1735. The forecast for today and the following four days is given starting at 0835 and 1735, and the abridged forecast for today and tomorrow is given starting at 1135 and 1335.
Maritime Radio transmit the weather at 0533, 0733, 1033, 1333, 1733 and 2133 - listen on Channel 16 for a general broadcast and then go to the appropriate channel for your area.
If you miss a broadcast then the Marlborough-Nelson Radio operators are happy to give updates on request. Please call them and tell them which sea area forecasts or information you require.
Other sources for weather information include: