Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay
5:33 AM May 25, 2015
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A strong southwest flow over the region eases on Wednesday. A ridge builds over the area on Thursday.
GALE warning for PORTLAND
Gale warning. Monday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, but 30 knots gusting 40 knots east of Wairoa to Cape Kidnappers. Rising to southwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots, but 35 knots gusting 45 knots in the east this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough in the east this afternoon. Fair visibility in showers this morning, clearing to fine this afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 30 knots easing to 20 knots in the evening. Showers. Wednesday: Southwest rising to 25 knots in the morning, then easing to 15 knots in the evening.Showers. Thursday: Southwest 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East of Wairoa: Southerly 1.5 metres, rising to 4.5 metres today and to 5.5 metres for a time Tuesday. Easing Wednesday to southerly 3.5 metres and 2 metres Thursday. Elsewhere: Southeast half a metre, then rising to 2 metres today, and to 2.5 metres Tuesday. Easing to southeast 1.5 metres on Thursday.
May 25, 2015
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