Today: Cloudy periods, with a few showers turning to rain towards evening. Strong southerlies easing this evening.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 4:59 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
5:20 AM 29 May, 2018
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
Southwesterlies gradually ease today and Tuesday as a ridge moves onto the country from the Tasman Sea. The ridge remains slow moving over New Zealand for the rest of the forecast period.
GALE warning for PORTLAND
Gale warning. Monday: Southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 35 knots gusting 45 knots east of Wairoa, becoming southerly 40 knots gusting 50 knots everywhere this afternoon, then easing to southwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots this evening. Sea very rough at times.Poor visibility in showers in the east,spreading elsewhere late morning.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest easing to 20 knots in the evening. Showers,clearing later. Wednesday: Southwest easing to 15 knots everywhere later. Showers clearing to fine. Thursday: Southwest 15 knots. A few showers developing later.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: West of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa: Southerly 2 metres, rising to 4 metres for a time today and Tuesday. Easing to 2 metre later Wednesday. Elsewhere: Southerly 3 metres, rising to 5 metres for a time today, easing to 3 metres Wednesday and 2 metres Thursday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
5:25 AM 29 May, 2018
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 25 knots but 40 knots south of Mahia, becoming southerly 40 knots everywhere this morning. Southerly easing to 30 knots in the south this evening. Sea very rough at times.Southerly swell rising to 5 metres. Poor visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 30 knots with rough sea, easing early Wednesday 20 knots. Heavy southerly swell easing Wednesday.