Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti
5:48 AM September 1, 2016
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
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.
GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS
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 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 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.
September 1, 2016
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