Today: Sunny with light winds.
Sunrise: 6:51 AM
Sunset: 5:29 PM
high tide: 2:28 PM 1.7m
low tide: 8:41 PM 0.2m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
4:18 AM 27 Apr, 2018
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A ridge of high pressure affects most of New Zealand for the next few days,while westerlies affect the lower South Island. The ridge moves to the east early Friday with a northeast flow developing over the country. A complex low approaches from the Tasman Sea late Friday, affecting the country during the weekend.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Thursday: Northerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots late morning. Sea slight. Fine weather.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Tending easterly 10 knots late morning, then northerly 15 knots in the evening. High cloud. Saturday: Northeast rising to 25 knots. Periods of rain developing. Sunday: Tending easterly 20 knots. Periods of rain, possibly heavy.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East of Mohaka to Cape Kidnappers: Southerly 1 metre, rising to 2.5 metres today until late Friday, then rising to southeast 2 metres Sunday. Elsewhere:Southeast half a metre,rising to 1 metre Thursday and to easterly 2.5 metres Sunday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
4:23 AM 27 Apr, 2018
Variable 10 knots but northerly 10 knots south of Cape Palliser. Becoming northerly 15 knots but variable 10 knots in the south late this morning. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast rising Friday afternoon 20 knots, rising Saturday 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell, easing Friday. Moderate northeast swell developing Saturday.