Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay
11:14 AM October 26, 2014
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
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.
GALE warning for PORTLAND for tomorrow
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 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 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.
October 26, 2014
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