AT 4:00 AM

14 °C

WIND: NE, 01 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 24

Low: 15


Partly Cloudy

High: 26

Low: 17


Partly Cloudy

High: 24

Low: 19

Today: Fine apart from evening cloud. Northwest breezes.

Sunrise: 6:07 AM

Sunset: 8:50 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - kapiti

10:08 PM 17 Jan, 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 trough affecting eastern North Island gradually moves away to the east today.A front over the lower South Island weakens as it moves north today, followed by a ridge. Another front approaches the far south late Friday. It moves over the South Island on Saturday,then over the North Island on Sunday while weakening.


NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS


Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing this afternoon,rising to northeast 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine, with some evening cloud.


Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 15 knots, dying out in the afternoon.Northeast 10 knots redeveloping late. Fine spells. Saturday: Northerly rising to 20 knots in the morning, turning northwest in the afternoon and rising to 25 knots in the evening. Cloud increasing. Sunday: Northwest 25 knots becoming westerly 20 knots. A few early showers, then fine.


Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre late Saturday and to 2 metres early Sunday, easing to 1.5 metres later Sunday.