Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti
5:51 PM April 27, 2015
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
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.
GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
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 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 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.
April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015
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