Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay
11:31 AM August 31, 2014
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
The northeast flow over the area turns southeast late Monday as a complex trough over northern New Zealand slowly moves east over the country, followed by a brief ridge. Another complex trough appraoches from the northwest on Thursday.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Sunday: Easterly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon, and to northeast 20 knots east of Wairoa to Napier this evening. Sea becoming moderate in the east this evening. Mostly cloudy, fair visibility in scattered showers. Monday: Becoming easterly 20 knots everywhere late morning, then turning southeast 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate everywhere late morning. Poor visibility in rain developing in the morning.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southeast 20 knots, easing to southerly 15 knots. Rain, early heavy falls. Wednesday: Becoming southwest 15 knots early, dying out late. Rain easing to showers. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Southeast 1 metre or less. Easterly 1.5 metres developing Monday, rising to 2 metres Tuesday, then easing to 1 metre Wednesday.
August 31, 2014
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