Today: Showers, possibly heavy, clearing to fine this afternoon.Southerlies.

Sunrise: 6:51 AM

Sunset: 8:13 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - kapiti

7:03 PM 22 Feb, 2018

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 low northwest of the South Island moves slowly northeast over the North Island and weakens today.A ridge of high pressure moves over the country on Friday.


NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS


Thursday: Southerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots in the afternoon,and to variable 5 knots late evening. Moderate sea easing.Poor visibility in showers,with possible thunderstorms,easing this morning and clearing afternoon.


Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 10 knots developing in the morning, easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Fine. Saturday: Northeast 10 knots developing. Mainly fine. Sunday: Northeast rising to 15 knots early, turning northwest 20 knots later. Cloudy periods.


Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest 2 metres easing to half a metre on today, then rising to 1 metre on Sunday.