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We cover fishing around Wellington, Kapiti, Otaki, Levin, Wanganui, Opunake, New Plymouth, Napier, Hastings, Masterton, the South Coast and the Wairarapa. That's the Central North Island of New Zealand with an angling Population of around 260,000. Are you a regular? We have a Fishing Forum where you can join and discuss fishing topics. We have a lot of information on the website and a good place to start is to look through our Fishing Information category or find the latest Weather and Webcam Images of the Lower North Island Coastline. If you are looking for particular fishing information try searching our website below.

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Today 08/31 0%
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High 13C. Winds SE at 15 to 30 km/h.
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Tomorrow 09/01 100%
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Windy with rain diminishing to a few showers. High near 15C. Winds E at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around 6mm.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 09/02 50%
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Windy. Rain showers in the morning will give way to sunshine in the afternoon. High around 15C. Winds NW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 09/03 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly to mostly cloudy. High 13C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h.
Chance of Rain
Friday 09/04 30%
Chance of Rain
A mix of clouds and sun in the morning giving way to a few showers during the afternoon. High near 15C. Winds NNW at 25 to 40 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
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Saturday 09/05 80%
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Periods of rain. Winds increasing late. High 13C. SSE winds at 15 to 30 km/h, increasing to 40 to 55 km/h. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall near 6mm.
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Fishing Information

Fishing Information from Wellington, Kapiti Coast, Paraparaumu, Wanganui, Foxton, New Plymouth, Napier, Wairarapa, Ocean Beach, South Coast. Find Information on Surfcasting, Boat Fishing, Fishing Rigs and fish species. Many common species of fish reside in the lower central north island, they include Snapper, Kahawai, Gurnard, Flounder, Sharks, Trevally, Moki, Blue Nose and Rig.

Fishing Forum

Fishing the Coast has a large and growing forum of a mixture of local experts and recreational fisherman. The forum is a great way to ask questions and share ideas on Surfcasting, Boat fishing or any other type of fishing from around the different regions which include fishing Napier, New Plymouth, Wanganui, Riversdale, Wellington, Kapiti, Paraparaumu, Red Rocks, Castle Point, Otaki, Levin, Foxton and many more regions.

Find weather stations and current weather from around many towns and coastal areas around the lower north island of new zealand. Weather locations include Wellington, Porirua, Wairarapa, Paraparaumu, Waikanae Beach, Kapiti Coast, Foxton Beach, Waikawa Beach, Wanganui Weather, Taranaki Weather, Napier Weather

Find the Sea Level and Tides of Kapiti and also Taranaki. This shows real time tides and also predicted tides.

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