Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A subtropical low moves to the east of the North Island today, accompanied by a front moving up the South Island. This front weakens as it crosses the North Island on Thursday, and is followed by southwesterlies. Another ridge builds over Aotearoa/New Zealand on Friday and then retreats to the North Island early Saturday, followed by an active front over the South Island later.
Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots late morning. Northwest 10 knots developing in the afternoon, turning northeast 10 knots late evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, turning southwest 10 knots in the morning. Easing to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Showers, clearing. Northwest swell half a metre developing. Friday: Northeast 10 knots, becoming northwest 10 knots early. A few showers, clearing later. Northwest swell half a metre dying out. Saturday: Northeast 10 knots, becoming northwest 20 knots. Fine, becoming cloudy later.