Marine Recreational Forecasts - Kapiti
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A ridge extends over the North Island, while a weakening front affects the far south of the South Island. A northwest flow builds over the South Island on Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of a front which moves up the country on Thursday, followed by southwesterlies.
Nils for Cook and Stephens
Monday: Northwest 20 knots but 15 knots south of Otaki, becoming northwest 20 knots everywhere this afternoon. Sea moderate at times. Fine apart from morning and evening cloud. Northwest swell about 1 metre but up to 1.5 metres at times north of Kapiti Island.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northerly easing to 15 knots in the morning. Cloudy with light morning showers, then fine breaks later. Northwest swell about 1 metre. Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots. Morning cloud then fine. Northwest swell about 1 metre but up to 1.5 metres north of Kapiti Island. Thursday: Becoming northwest 20 knots in the morning, then southerly 10 knots in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain, clearing later in the day. Northwest swell about 1 metre but up to 1.5 metres north of Kapiti Island.