Today: Showers, possibly thundery with hail before dawn easing away by midday. Brisk southwesterlies dying out afternoon.
Sunrise: 6:20 AM
Sunset: 7:48 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - kapiti
11:17 PM 23 Oct, 2019
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A low over central New Zealand moves away to the east this morning, leaving a southwest flow over the country. A front reaches the lower South Island later tonight, then moves quickly across the country during Thursday, followed by a ridge of high pressure Friday.Another front moves onto the south of the South Island later Saturday.
STORM warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Gale warning. Wednesday: Southerly 35 knots gusting 50 knots, easing to 30 knots gusting 40 knots late morning, to 20 knots in the afternoon, and to variable 5 knots at night. Very rough sea, easing by midday. Poor visibility in showers,clearing late morning.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Thursday: Northwest 30 knots developing early. Changing southerly 20 knots late afternoon. Easing to variable 5 knots at night. Rain easing to isolated showers. Friday: Westerly 20 knots developing early. Changing southerly 15 knots later. Mainly fine. Saturday: Southerly dying out early. Northwest 20 knots developing later. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest 2.5 metres, easing to 2 metres this morning and to 1 metre tonight, rising to 2 metres for a time again late Thursday and early Friday.