Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti
6:06 AM May 20, 2013
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A broad and complex trough lies over the country during the period. A low approaches from the Tasman Sea today, becoming slow moving west of the country. On Thursday, the low weakens as it moves eastwards across northern New Zealand, meanwhile a ridge moves onto the far south of the country.
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Monday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing this morning. Smooth sea becoming slight this morning. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in a few showers.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Variable 5 knots, but northeast 10 knots developing north of Otaki. Mostly cloudy, the odd shower. Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots north of Otaki dying away.Variable 5 knots further south. Rain developing. Thursday: Southerly 25 knots developing, easing 15 knots later. Rain easing.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre tonight, rising to 1 metre late Wednesday, then dying out Thursday.
May 20, 2013
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