Hawke Bay Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay

5:44 PM August 20, 2014
Area Description: Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
Situation: A broad low pressure system crosses central and northern New Zealand today and early Thursday, followed by strong southwesterlies over the area. A ridge builds over the region during the weekend.
Warnings: GALE warning for PORTLAND
Forecast: Gale warning. Wednesday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots tonight. Sea slight. Fair visibility in occasional showers developing overnight. Thursday: Southwest rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 30 knots gusting 40 knots east of Wairoa to Napier early morning, and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots but 35 knots gusting 45 knots in the east late morning. Sea becoming very rough in the east late morning. Poor visibility in showers from afternoon.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southwest easing to 20 knots but 25 knots in the east in the morning.A few showers. Saturday: Southwest 20 knots but 25 knots in the east. Showers. Sunday: Southwest easing to 15 knots but 20 knots in the east. Showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East of Wairoa: Southerly 1.5 metres, rising to 3 metres late Thursday and to 4 metres for a time Friday, then easing to 2 metres Sunday. Elsewhere: Southeast 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres Thursday, and to 2.5 metres for a time Friday, then easing to 1 metre Sunday.

Moon Phases

  1. Aug 18
    Last Quarter
  2. Aug 26
    New Moon
  3. Sep 02
    First Quarter
  4. Sep 09
    Full Moon

Isobaric

August 20, 2014

Satellite

August 20, 2014

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