Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay
10:50 AM May 19, 2013
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A broad and complex trough lies over the country during the period. A low approaches from the Tasman Sea on Monday, becoming slow moving west of the country. On Thursday, the low weakens as it moves eastwards across northern New Zealand.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Sunday: Northwest 10 knots rising to 15 knots this afternoon, then changing southwest 15 knots tonight. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, but poor visibility in scattered rain from this afternoon. Monday: Southwest 15 knots easing to 10 knots early morning and to variable 5 knots late morning. Slight sea becoming smooth late morning. Fine spells.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon. Cloudy, early drizzle. Wednesday: Northeast 10 knots dying out. Periods of rain. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots developing, rising 25 knots later. Rain.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Southeast 1 metre, but southerly 1.5 metres east of Wairoa. Rising to southeast 1.5 metres but southerly 2 metres in the east Thursday.
May 19, 2013
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