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Recreational Marine: Kapiti
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Sunday 27-Sep-2020 by MetService
Storm warnings for Cook and Stephens
A deep trough and several associated fronts move east across the country today, then a strong, cold southwest flow spreads over New Zealand during Monday and Tuesday. Southwesterlies ease on Wednesday, then a ridge of high pressure moves onto the country on Thursday.
Forecast issued at 1117hrs Sunday 27-Sep-2020
Valid to 1 pm Sunday for Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Sunday: Northwest 35 knots gusting 45 knots. Sea very rough. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible squally thunderstorms. Northwest swell 3 metres.
Monday: Northwest 35 knots gusting 45 knots, rising to 40 knots gusting 55 knots for a time in the afternoon. Sea very rough. Periods of rain, with possible squally thunderstorms early morning and evening. Northwest swell 3.5 metres, rising to 4.5 metres for a time.
Outlook until midnight Thursday:
Tuesday: Westerly 30 knots, turning southwest 20 knots afternoon, easing to 10
knots late. Showers, clearing later. Northwest swell easing to 2
Wednesday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots afternoon. Fine.
Northwest swell easing to half to one metre.
Thursday: Northerly 10 knots. Fine, late cloud. Northwest swell half a metre.
High tide at Plimmerton:
Sunday 0716 1.4 metres.
Sunday 1949 1.5 metres.
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