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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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Partly Cloudy
Today 08/30 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 16C. Winds S at 15 to 25 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 08/31 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 14C. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 km/h.
Chance of Rain
Thursday 09/01 40%
Chance of Rain
Occasional showers, with increasing winds in the afternoon. High 14C. Winds NNW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Friday 09/02 80%
A steady rain in the morning. Windy with showers continuing in the afternoon. High 14C. Winds NNW at 30 to 50 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 09/03 30%
Chance of Rain
A shower or two possible early with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. High near 15C. Winds SW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday 09/04 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High near 15C. Winds N at 15 to 30 km/h.
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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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