AT 9:00 PM

12 °C

WIND: , knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 19

Low: 6


Few Showers

High: 15

Low: 4


Partly Cloudy

High: 16

Low: 4

Today: Partly cloudy. Northwesterlies.

Sunrise: 5:59 AM

Sunset: 6:11 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay

10:16 AM 25 Sep, 2018

Portland Is.
Cape Kidnappers

Area Description:

Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.


A series of troughs move up the country today, while an associated low pressure system deepens east of the South Island.The low system moves away to the east on Tuesday,leaving a strong and unsettled southwest flow over the country until Thursday,when another ridge spreads over New Zealand.


NIL warning for PORTLAND


Monday: Northwest 10 knots, becoming northerly 15 knots this afternoon.Sea slight.Mainly fine, but fair visibility in evening showers.


Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Changing northwest 20 knots early morning, changing southwest 25 knots in the afternoon, then easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. Mainly fine, afternoon and evening showers. Wednesday: Changing southwest 15 knots early, dying out late. Mainly fine. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Mainly fine.


Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East of Mohaka: Easterly half a metre or less. Southerly 1 metre,rising to 2.5 metres Tuesday, then easing to 1.5 metres Wednesday, but rising to 3 metres Thursday. Elsewhere: Southeast 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres Tuesday.


Marine coastal Forecasts - portland

10:05 AM 25 Sep, 2018

Cape Runaway
Cape Egmont
Cape Turnagain


Variable 10 knots but westerly 15 knots north of Tokomaru Bay, rising to 25 knots in the north this morning, rising to northwest 20 knots but 30 knots in the north this evening. Sea becoming rough in the north. Northeast swell 1 metre. Southwest swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in scattered rain this evening.


Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday afternoon southwest 30 knots with rough sea everywhere, easing Tuesday evening westerly 20 knots,becoming late Wednesday variable 10 knots. Southwest swell heavy for a time Tuesday and again for a time Thursday.