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Recreational Marine: Kapiti
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1135hrs Tuesday 28-Jan-2020 by MetService
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
A front moves onto the lower South Island late today, moving up the country on Wednesday. The front becomes slow moving and weakens over the North Island on Thursday, while northwesterlies strengthen over the South Island ahead of another front which affects the far south late Thursday and early Friday. Northwesterlies dominate on Saturday.
Forecast issued at 1110hrs Tuesday 28-Jan-2020
Valid to 11 am Tuesday for Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
Strong wind advisory.
Northeast 15 knots, tending northwest 15 knots for a time this
afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy, fair visibility in drizzle at times.
Tending northwest 15 knots in the morning, rising to northwest 20
knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots south of Kapiti Island from
afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the south. Cloudy, fair visibility
in morning drizzle then showers.
Outlook until midnight Saturday:
Thursday: Easing to northwest 15 knots in the morning, rising to 20
knots in the afternoon.Few morning showers then becoming fine.
Friday: Northwest rising to 25 knots in the morning, easing to 15
knots in the evening. Cloudy periods.
Saturday: Turning northerly 15 knots late morning. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday:
Northwest about 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less early Friday,
then rising to 1.5 metres late Friday.
High tide at Plimmerton:
Tuesday 1248 1.6 metres.
Wednesday 0110 1.5 metres.
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