Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Strong northwesterlies develop over most of the country today, ahead of a trough which moves across New Zealand on Sunday and Monday. Another frontal system moves over the country on Tuesday.
Nils for Cook and Stephens
Saturday: Variable 5 knots but easterly 10 knots north of Levin. Becoming northeast 10 knots everywhere in the morning, then rising to 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine. Cloud increasing evening. Northwest swell 1 metre developing.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly rising to 20 knots in the morning, easing to northwest 15 knots in the evening. Periods of rain, possibly heavy later. Northwest swell rising to 1.5 metres. Monday: Northerly 15 knots. Rain, easing for a time in the afternoon. Northwest swell easing to 1 metre. Tuesday: Northerly rising to 25 knots in the morning, easing to northwest 20 knots later. Rain. Northwest swell rising to 1.5 metres.