AT 9:00 AM

11 °C

WIND: WNW, 11 knots

Few Showers

High: 12

Low: 5


Few Showers

High: 11

Low: 1


Partly Cloudy

High: 13

Low: 2

Today: Showers until afternoon, some heavy with hail, then becoming fine. Strong northwesterlies, easing for a time.

Sunrise: 7:43 AM

Sunset: 5:00 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - kapiti

11:04 PM 25 Jun, 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 cold front over central New Zealand moves northwards over the North Island today, followed by another cold front, and a disturbed west to southwest flow. A third front approaches the South Island on Thursday from the south.


NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS


Strong wind advisory. Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning, then easing to westerly 20 knots but 15 knots south of Otaki in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the morning, easing in the afternoon.Poor visibility in showers, with thunderstorms possible, clearing afternoon.


Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Changing southwest 20 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Occasional morning showers, then fine spells. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots. Mainly fine. Thursday: Variable 10 knots. Increasing cloud.


Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northwest 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres today and to 2 metres for a time Tuesday. Northwest easing to half a metre by late Wednesday. Southwest half a metre developing for a time late Tuesday and early Wednesday.