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

Waitarere
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.

Situation:

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.

Warnings:

NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

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:

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:

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

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