Page last updated: 8:12AM Wednesday October 01, 2014
Fine. Light winds.
Cloud increasing. Northerlies.
Showers. Fresh northwest.
Showers clearing. Southerlies.
Southerly 20 knots but variable 10 knots in the eastern Strait, becoming variable 10 knots everywhere this morning. Northerly 15 knots developing this evening. Moderate sea in the west, easing.
Outlook following 3 days: Rising Thursday morning northerly 25 knots, then Thursday evening northwest 35 knots with very rough sea.Easing early Friday northwest 25 knots, turning early Saturday southwest 25 knots. Southerly swell becoming moderate Saturday.
Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.
A ridge persists over the region until Thursday, when a trough moves over, followed by a cold front on Friday.
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Wednesday: Southerly 10 knots. Becoming southwest 15 knots about midday, then easing to 10 knots this afternoon. Turning northerly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northwest 20 knots developing. Cloudy periods increasing. Friday: Northwest 25 knots. Showers. Saturday: Southwest 15 knots. Showers clearing.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest 1 metre developing late Thursday, rising to 2 metres Friday then dying out Saturday.