Today: Morning cloud, then long fine spells. Cloud increasing evening. Northerly breezes.

Sunrise: 6:13 AM

Sunset: 8:49 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - mana

6:14 PM 22 Jan, 2020

Waitarere
Kapiti Is.
Pukerua Bay
Mana Is.
Makara Beach
Wellington Harbour
Sinclair Head
Baring Head

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation:

A ridge affects most of the country until later today when a front moves onto Fiordland. The front weakens as it moves up the South Island during Thursday, moving across the North Island Friday as a weak feature. Another front moves onto the lower South Island late Friday, then moves up the South Island Saturday and becomes slow moving over central New Zealand by the end of the day.

Warnings:

NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this morning, and to 20 knots this afternoon.Sea becoming moderate this afternoon. Morning low cloud then fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 25 knots, easing to 20 knots in the evening. Cloudy. Friday: Northerly easing to 15 knots early. Morning cloud and light rain, then fine. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time. Cloudy periods.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest about half a metre developing early Thursday.

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Marine recreational Forecasts - kapiti

6:26 PM 22 Jan, 2020

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 ridge affects most of the country until later today when a front moves onto Fiordland. The front weakens as it moves up the South Island during Thursday,moving across the North Island Friday as a weak feature. Another front moves onto the lower South Island late Friday, then moves up the South Island Saturday and becomes slow moving over central New Zealand by the end of the day.

Warnings:

NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast:

Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing this morning, rising to northerly 15 knots south of Kapiti Island this evening.Sea slight. Morning low cloud then fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northerly 15 knots. Cloudy. Friday: Northerly 15 knots, easing to northeast 10 knots early. Morning cloud and light rain, then fine. Saturday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time. Cloudy periods.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest about 1 metre developing tonight.

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