Today: Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail. Strong northwesterly.
Sunrise: 7:00 AM
Sunset: 5:45 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - kapiti
1:52 AM 22 Aug, 2018
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A complex low and associated fronts continue to spread across the country today affecting the country for much of the forecast period. The low eventually pulls away to the east on Friday,and a trough moves onto the lower South Island.
GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Strong wind advisory. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots but 20 knots south of Otaki, becoming northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere this morning, then easing to northerly 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time this morning through early evening. Poor visibility in showers,with heavy falls and thunderstorms.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots, turning northeast 10 knots in the evening. Cloudy periods, morning showers. Thursday: Changing southerly 20 knots early, easing to 10 knots late. Rain, easing late. Friday: Southerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots late. Occasional showers, clearing late.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northwest 1 metre, rising to 2 metres today, then easing to 1 metre Wednesday. Northwest rising to 2 metres again for a time Thursday.