Kapiti Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti

5:51 PM April 27, 2015
Area Description: Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Situation: A large complex trough moves over the region today and tomorrow. A strong southerly flow develops briefly behind the trough. Strong northerlies developing Wednesday, turning strong southerly late Wednesday, then easing Thursday and a ridge is expected to move over during Friday.
Warnings: GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Monday: Northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots tending northwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots overnight. Sea rough. Poor visibility in rain, with heavy and possibly thundery falls. Tuesday: Northwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots changing southwest 20 knots in the morning. Southwest easing to 15 knots in the afternoon and to variable 5 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing in the morning. Poor visibility in rain, easing to a few showers in the afternoon.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northwest rising to 25 knots. A few showers. Thursday: Early change southwest 15 knots, becoming northwest 10 knots later. Showers clearing. Friday: Northwest 10 knots. Cloudy periods.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northwest 1 metre, rising to 2 metres today or overnight, easing to 1 metre late Tuesday, rising to 1.5 metres Thursday, easing to a metre or less Friday.

Moon Phases

  1. Apr 26
    First Quarter
  2. May 04
    Full Moon
  3. May 11
    Last Quarter
  4. May 18
    New Moon


April 27, 2015


April 27, 2015

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