High: 14

Low: 3


Partly Cloudy

High: 20

Low: 6


Few Showers

High: 16

Low: 5

Today: Showers developing in the morning with strong southwest change. Showers clearing towards evening.

Sunrise: 6:15 AM

Sunset: 7:40 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay

11:15 PM 23 Oct, 2019

Portland Is.
Cape Kidnappers

Area Description:

Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.


A low over central New Zealand moves away to the east this morning, leaving a southwest flow over the country. A front reaches the lower South Island later tonight, then moves quickly across the country during Thursday, followed by a ridge of high pressure Friday.Another front moves onto the south of the South Island later Saturday.


STORM warning for PORTLAND


Gale warning. Wednesday: Northerly 20 knots. Changing late morning to southwest 35 knots gusting 45 knots, but southwest 45 knots gusting 55 knots east of Wairoa to Cape Kidnappers.Easing to southwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming high in the east late morning, easing evening. Poor visibility in showers, possibly thundery in the morning, easing afternoon.


Outlook until midnight Sunday: Thursday: Becoming northwest 20 knots in the morning, changing southwest 25 knots in the evening. Easing to 15 knots at night. Cloud increasing, a few showers developing later. Friday: Becoming northwest 15 knots early morning. Changing southerly 25 knots late morning, easing to southwest 15 knots late. Cloudy periods with a few showers. Saturday: Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 5 knots during the morning. Fine.


Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: West of Mohaka to Cape Kidnappers: Southeast half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre this afternoon, and to 2 metres this evening, then easing to 1 metre Thursday morning and to half a metre for a time Thursday night. Southeast rising to 1.5 metre again Friday night. In the east: Southerly 1 metre, rising to 2 metres this afternoon and to 3.5 metres this evening, then easing to 2 metres Thursday morning and to 1.5 metres for a time Thursday night. Southeast then rising to 3 metres again Friday night.


Marine coastal Forecasts - portland

11:07 PM 23 Oct, 2019

Cape Runaway
Cape Egmont
Cape Turnagain


*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* North of East Cape: Northwest 30 knots, rising to 40 knots this morning. Changing southerly 40 knots this afternoon and easing to 25 knots this evening. Elsewhere: Northwest 20 knots. Changing southwest 50 knots around midday, easing to 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming high in the south for a time. Southerly swell rising to 4 metres.Fair visibility in showers developing late morning, and possible thunderstorms, morning and afternoon.


Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Thursday northwest 25 knots everywhere and Thursday afternoon 35 knots with very rough sea. Changing Thursday evening southwest 35 knots, easing Thursday night 25 knots. Easing later Saturday variable 10 knots. Heavy southwest swell, easing Thursday.