Today: Fine spells, chance light evening shower. Southerlies dying out morning.
Wind: WSW at 09 knots
Sunrise: 6:20 AM
Sunset: 7:36 PM
high tide: 5:52 AM 1.7m
low tide: 12:02 PM 0.2m
high tide: 6:12 PM 1.7m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
11:57 PM 19 Oct, 2017
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A ridge of high pressure spreads over the country today. A front moves onto the country from the west on Saturday, followed by another front over the South Island on Sunday.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Thursday: Southerly 20 knots easing to 15 knots in the morning, to easterly 10 knots about midday, then easing to variable 5 knots late afternoon. Moderate sea, easing in the morning. Often cloudy, fair visibility in morning showers.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 10 knots developing in the afternoon. Mainly fine, morning and evening cloud. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 10 knots developing in the afternoon, turning westerly 15 knots in the evening. Fine at first, cloudy periods developing later. Sunday: Westerly rising to 20 knots early, easing to variable 5 knots for a time afternoon. Fine, with high cloud.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Southeast 1.5 metres but southerly 3 metres east of Wairoa. Easing to southeast 1 metre but southerly 1.5 metres in the east today, becoming southeast 1 metre everywhere Saturday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
11:49 PM 19 Oct, 2017
Southwest 25 knots but southerly 15 knots south of Tolaga bay, becoming southerly 15 knots but variable 10 knots in the south this evening. Rough sea in the north, easing. Southwest swell 4 metres offshore, easing. Fair visibility in showers, easing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing late Friday northerly 15 knots, becoming Saturday westerly 15 knots but 30 knots with rough sea in the north. Moderate southerly swell, easing Friday.