Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti
3:56 AM August 2, 2014
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A strengthening northerly flow covers the region. An active trough lies slow moving over the North Island. Meanwhile another active trough approaches the area from the south. Both troughs clear the region on Sunday followed by southerlies and then a ridge on Monday.
STORM warning for COOK GALE warning for STEPHENS
Gale warning. Saturday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots early this morning, to 35 knots gusting 45 knots about midday and to 40 knots gusting 50 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough about midday. Poor visibility in periods of rain.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Changing southerly 25 knots in the afternoon, then easing to 15 knots overnight. Rain easing to showers. Monday: Southerly 15 knots dying out. Becoming fine. Tuesday: Westerly 15 knots developing late. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest 1.5 metres, rising to 2.5 metres this evening, then easing to 1 metre or less on Monday.
August 2, 2014
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