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Recreational Marine: Kapiti
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Monday 08-Mar-2021 by MetService
Nils for Cook and Stephens
Southwesterlies over Aotearoa New Zealand ease today as a ridge of high pressure builds over the country. Northwesterlies develop on Tuesday as a trough approaches from the Tasman Sea. The trough moves northwards over the South Island on Wednesday, then affects the North Island through Thursday and Friday. Another ridge begins to spread over the South Island from late Wednesday.
Forecast issued at 1119hrs Monday 08-Mar-2021
Valid to 1 pm Monday for Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Monday: Westerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Northwest swell easing to 1 metre.
Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing in the morning, rising to 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine spells. Northwest swell easing to half a metre.
Outlook until midnight Friday:
Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots afternoon. Changing southerly
20 knots overnight. Cloudy periods and a few showers. Rain from
evening. Northwest swell rising to 1.5 metres.
Thursday: Southerly rising to 25 knots early, easing to 20 knots late.
Occasional showers, clearing. Northwest swell easing to half a metre.
Friday: Southerly 15 knots. Cloudy periods. Northwest swell dying out.
High tide at Plimmerton:
Monday 0613 1.4 metres.
Monday 1850 1.4 metres.
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