Marine Recreational Forecasts - Hawke Bay
5:37 PM April 27, 2015
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A large complex trough moves over the region today and tomorrow. A strong southwest flow becomes established behind the trough. The southwesterlies should ease on Thursday and a ridge is expected to move over during Friday.
GALE warning for PORTLAND
Gale warning. Monday: Northeast 30 knots gusting 40 knots but 35 knots gusting 45 knots east of Wairoa to Napier. Easing to northerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere late this evening and to northwest 20 knots overnight. Very rough sea in the east, easing late evening. Fair visibility in occasional rain. Tuesday: Becoming westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning, turning southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the afternoon, then easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough late morning, easing in the evening. Fair visibility in a few afternoon and evening showers.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Westerly rising to 25 knots. Fine. Thursday: Early change to southwest 25 knots. A few showers. Friday: Becoming northwest 10 knots. Becoming fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Tuesday, dying Wednesday. Southerly 1 metre developing Tuesday, rising to 3 metres Thursday, but 4 metres in east. Easing to 2 metres Friday.
April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015
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