AT 4:00 AM

14 °C

WIND: , knots

Few Showers

High: 23

Low: 11


Partly Cloudy

High: 24

Low: 12



High: 25

Low: 13

Today: Cloudy periods. Brief showers around midday with a southerly change.

Sunrise: 6:46 AM

Sunset: 8:05 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay

7:36 PM 22 Feb, 2018

Portland Is.
Cape Kidnappers

Area Description:

Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.


Cyclone Gita currently sits to the east of the lower South Island, and will continue moving away to the southeast today. Meanwhile, a second low northwest of the South Island moves slowly northeast over the North Island and weakens today. A ridge of high pressure moves over the country on Friday, then a front spreads onto the South Island during Sunday and Monday.


NIL warning for PORTLAND


Strong wind advisory. Thursday: Northwest 15 knots changing southerly 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots east of Wairoa this morning, easing to 15 knots but 20 knots in the east in the afternoon,and to 15 knots everywhere in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the east for a time.Fair visibility in showers developing morning.


Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southwest 15 knots dying out in the morning. Easterly 10 knots during the afternoon. Mainly fine. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 10 knots developing for a time in the afternoon. Mainly fine. Sunday: Northerly 15 knots developing. Mainly fine.


Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Easterly half a metre or less. Southeast 1 metre but southerly 2 metres east of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa developing today.


Marine coastal Forecasts - portland

7:36 PM 22 Feb, 2018

Cape Runaway
Cape Egmont
Cape Turnagain


Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 25 knots south of Poverty Bay this morning. Becoming southwest 25 knots south of East Cape this afternoon, and southwest 15 knots but southeast 25 knots north of East Cape this evening. Sea rough at times. Northerly swell 1 metres offshore. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers from late this morning.


Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday variable 10 knots. Developing late Saturday northerly 15 knots, rising Sunday 25 knots. Moderate southwest swell.