Today: Cloudy periods, chance morning shower. Northeasterlies.

Sunrise: 7:17 AM

Sunset: 7:21 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay

6:26 PM 23 Mar, 2018

Portland Is.
Cape Kidnappers

Area Description:

Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.


A complex trough of low pressure over central New Zealand weakens today. An associated front moves slowly eastwards across the North Island during the weekend, while a north to northeast flow becomes established over the South Island. A ridge develops over the North Island during Monday.


NIL warning for PORTLAND


Friday: Northeast 15 knots easing to 10 knots but 15 knots in the east of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa this morning. Rising to easterly 20 knots everywhere for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time this afternoon and evening. Fine spells, one or two showers possible.


Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northeast 15 knots. High cloud, chance shower later. Sunday: Northeast easing to 10 knots. High cloud, chance late shower. Monday: Becoming variable 5 knots early, then easterly 10 knots for a time. Mainly fine.


Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Easterly 1.5 metres but 1 metre north of Waipatiki Beach, easing to 1 metre everywhere Sunday.


Marine coastal Forecasts - portland

6:26 PM 23 Mar, 2018

Cape Runaway
Cape Egmont
Cape Turnagain


Northeast 15 knots but southwest 15 knots inshore south of Cape Kidnappers, becoming northeast 15 knots everywhere this morning. Sea slight. Easterly swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers.


Outlook following 3 days: Northeast rising Saturday morning 20 knots, easing late Sunday northerly 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell,easing Saturday.