Kapiti Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti

5:48 AM September 1, 2016
Area Description: Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Situation: A ridge over the country drifts away to the northeast today. A couple of fronts pass over the area on Saturday, followed by another ridge. This ridge moves away to the east on Sunday as a complex trough moves onto New Zealand from the west.
Warnings: GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS
Forecast: Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, turning northwest 15 knots this morning, rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate this afternoon. Mostly cloudy with the odd shower from late morning.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northwest 20 knots. Occasional showers . Saturday: Changing southwest 10 knots late, then dying out. Showers clearing and becoming fine. Sunday: Northerly 20 knots developing. Cloud increasing. Late rain.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest 1 metre developing today, rising to 1.5 metres for a time Friday, easing to half a metre Saturday then rising to 2 metres late Sunday.

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September 1, 2016

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