Hawke Bay Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay

5:12 PM September 18, 2014
Area Description: Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
Situation: A northerly flow strengthens today as a complex low and associated fronts approach the area. The flow turns westerly behind the low on Friday. A complex trough is expected to move across the region early on Sunday, followed by strong southwesterlies.
Warnings: GALE warning for PORTLAND
Forecast: Thursday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to northerly 20 knots late this evening. Sea becoming moderate late this evening. Scattered light rain. Friday: Northerly 20 knots, turning northwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Sea moderate. Fair visibility in occasional rain, clearing in the evening.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly 25 knots. High cloud increasing, occasional rain. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots. Showers. Monday: Southwest 30 knots. Showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Southeast about a metre, easing to half a metre late Saturday, then rising to southerly 1 metre late Sunday and to 1.5 metres late Monday.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 24
    New Moon
  3. Oct 02
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 08
    Full Moon


September 18, 2014


September 18, 2014

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