Today: Fine. Easterly breezes.
Sunrise: 6:40 AM
Sunset: 8:12 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
6:36 AM 18 Feb, 2019
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A ridge of high pressure covers the country today. A series of fronts affect the far south of the South Island from Monday,but the high remains slow moving over the North Island.
GALE warning for PORTLAND
Sunday: Southerly 20 knots but 15 knots west of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa, easing to southerly 10 knots everywhere this morning.Turning easterly 10 knots around midday, rising to 15 knots but 20 knots in the east this afternoon. Tending northwest 10 knots everywhere this evening. Moderate sea in the east at times. Morning cloud, then fine.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Easing to variable 5 knots everywhere early morning. Southeast 10 knots for a time from late morning until evening. Fine. Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots developing for a time in the afternoon and evening. Morning cloud, then fine. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Easterly half a metre or less. Southerly half a metre or less,easing to 1 metre today and half a metre or less Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
6:30 AM 18 Feb, 2019
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of East Cape: Southeast 35 knots, easing to 20 knots this morning and to variable 10 knots this evening.Elsewhere:Southwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning.Becoming northerly 15 knots this afternoon. Very rough sea in the north,easing.Southwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time.Northeast swell 1 metre.Fair visibility in showers,clearing early morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning variable 10 knots, but northwest 15 knots in the north.Rising early Tuesday northwest 15 knots, but 25 knots in the north, easing again early Tuesday variable 10 knots, but northwest 15 knots in the north.