Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay
11:11 AM January 28, 2015
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A weakening low approaching from the northeast directs an easterly flow across the area today, followed by a slow moving ridge later Thursday.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Wednesday: Easterly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in periods of rain, easing this evening. Thursday: Easterly 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Southeast 10 knots developing early afternoon. Sea slight. Poor visibility in rain developing in the morning, easing in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Easterly 10 knots. Mostly cloudy, possible drizzle. Saturday: Easterly 10 knots turning northeast. Mostly cloudy, possible drizzle. Sunday: Northeast 10 knots. Possibly early drizzle, then fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Friday. Southerly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre Saturday.
January 28, 2015
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