Hawke Bay Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay

5:42 PM September 1, 2015
Area Description: Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
Situation: A northwest flow lies ahead of a trough expected to cross the area on Wednesday followed by a narrow ridge. A deep low approaches the North Island from the west on Friday, crossing the Island on Saturday.
Warnings: GALE warning for PORTLAND
Forecast: Strong Wind Advisory. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots but 30 knots gusting 40 knots east of Wairoa to Cape kidnappers. Changing northerly 15 knots everywhere this evening. Very rough sea in the east, easing this evening. Poor visibility in rain,clearing this evening. Wednesday: Northerly rising to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Mainly fine.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Changing southwest 20 knots but 25 knots in the east early, easing to variable 5 knots at night. A period of rain, followed by a few showers. Friday: Northerly 15 knots developing early, tending easterly 15 knots at night. Mainly fine, howevr rain at night. Saturday: Changing southerly 30 knots early, easing to 15 knots later then dying away at night. Rain, some heavy falls,easing to showers then clearing later.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Southerly 1 metre but 2 metres east of Wairoa, easing to half a metre but 1 metre in the east for a time Friday. Easterly 2 metres developing today,easing to 1 metre Wednesday, easing to half a metre for a time Thursday, then dying away on Saturday.

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