AT 12:00 PM

15 °C

WIND: WNW, 11 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 15

Low: 11


Few Showers

High: 14

Low: 4


Few Showers

High: 13

Low: 5

Today: Fine, then evening cloud and the chance of a shower. Northwesterlies.

Sunrise: 6:55 AM

Sunset: 5:48 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - kapiti

2:23 AM 26 Aug, 2019

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 ridge over the country is moving east as another low approaches the South Island from the west. The low and an associated front move east across New Zealand during Monday followed by southwesterlies,then a ridge of high pressure moves onto northern New Zealand on Wednesday.


GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS


Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Northeast 10 knots turning northwest 15 knots this morning, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough this afternoon. Mainly fine, chance evening shower.


Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northwest rising to 30 knots early, changing southerly 10 knots late. Morning rain then few showers. Tuesday: Southerly 10 knots turning northerly 10 knots late. Showers clearing, becoming fine. Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots. Mainly fine.


Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres today and to 2.5 metres for a time Monday, easing to half to 1 metre Tuesday.