Hawke Bay Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay

11:14 AM October 26, 2014
Area Description: Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
Situation: A high to the north moves away today. A front becomes slow moving over the North Island on Monday,then pulls away to the east on Tuesday. A second front,preceded by strengthening northerlies and followed by disturbed westerlies,moves north over the North Island on Wednesday.
Warnings: GALE warning for PORTLAND for tomorrow
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Westerly 15 knots, becoming northeast 10 knots this afternoon,then northwest 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Monday: Northwest rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning, changing southerly 15 knots early afternoon, then easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the morning. Poor visibility in rain developing early afternoon, clearing late evening.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Becoming northeast 20 knots in the morning, turning northwest 25 knots in the evening. Showers clearing. Wednesday: Northwest 25 knots. High cloud. Thursday: Northwest 25 knots, changing to southwest 20 knots for a time. A few showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East of Wairoa: Southerly 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres for a time Monday then easing to half a metre Wednesday and rising to 2 metres on Thursday. Elsewhere: Southeast to half a metre, rising to 1 metre for a time Monday and again on Thursday.

Moon Phases

  1. Oct 24
    New Moon
  2. Oct 31
    First Quarter
  3. Nov 07
    Full Moon
  4. Nov 15
    Last Quarter


October 26, 2014

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