15 °C


High: 16

Low: 10

WIND: NNW, 10 knots


Few Showers

High: 17

Low: 7

WIND: NNW, 13 knots


Partly Cloudy

High: 17

Low: 8

WIND: NNW, 12 knots

Today: Rain, possibly heavy/thundery, easing to showers afternoon. Strong northwesterly, easing at night.

Wind: NNW at 10 knots

Sunrise: 7:02 AM

Sunset: 7:20 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - kapiti

10:52 PM 26 Sep, 2017

Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.


A strong and unsettled northwest flow covers central and northern New Zealand today ahead of a frontal system that slowly moves north. Meanwhile a front moves over the lower South Island followed by southwesterlies. On Wednesday a ridge builds over the South Island. A low moves south over the East Cape early Thursday and another low crosses the country during Friday.


STORM warnings for COOK and STEPHENS


Strong wind advisory. Tuesday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots rising to 30 knots gusting 50 knots for a time this morning, then gradually easing to 15 knots by evening.Rough sea, easing by evening. Poor visibility in rain, with possible thunderstorms, easing around midday.


Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Changing southerly 10 knots morning. Showers, clearing. Thursday: Easing to variable 5 knots morning, becoming northerly 15 knots later. Cloudy periods. Friday: Rising to northerly 25 knots early, easing to northwest 15 knots late. Few showers, turning to rain for a time.


Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northwest 1.5 metres rising to 2 metres today, and to 3 metres for a time Tuesday, then easing to 1 metre Wednesday and to half a metre for a time Thursday. Rising to northwest 1.5 metres again Friday.