Kapiti Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti

5:16 PM April 20, 2014
Area Description: Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Situation: A broad trough moves across the area from the west today, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads over the region from the west, then drifts slowly northwards Wednesday, directing a north to northwest flow over the area.
Warnings: GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Sea rough. Poor visibility in evening showers. Monday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to westerly 20 knots in the morning and to southwest 15 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing in the morning. Fair visibility in morning showers.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southerly 10 knots dying out. Mainly fine, odd afternoon shower. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots developing. Cloudy periods increasing. Thursday: Northwest 15 knots. Mostly cloudy, a few showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northwest half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, rising to 2 metres for a time Monday, easing to 1 metre on Tuesday.

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April 20, 2014


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