Today: Fine. Southerly dying out.
Sunrise: 6:03 AM
Sunset: 8:41 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
12:46 PM 18 Jan, 2019
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A trough over the North Island gradually moves away to the east today,followed by a ridge. A front weakens as it crosses the North Island on Sunday.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Thursday: Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots by evening. Moderate sea,easing this morning. Poor visibility in early rain,easing to isolated showers this morning,and clearing this afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Friday: Variable 5 knots but easterly 15 knots in the afternoon and early evening. Fine. Saturday: Variable 5 knots becoming easterly 15 knots in the afternoon,then northwest 10 knots at night. Fine. Sunday: Changing southwest 15 knots, dying out late. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Southeasterly to easterly 1 metre, but 1.5 metres about Mahia Peninsula, easing to easterly 1 metre everywhere on Friday and to half a metre or less on Saturday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
12:47 PM 18 Jan, 2019
North of Mahia: Southwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots by this evening.In the south:Southerly 25 knots,easing to southwest 15 knots this morning,and to variable 10 knots this evening.Rough sea at times. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres for a time.Southerly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in occasional rain clearing this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday northerly 20 knots but northwest 30 knots with rough sea about East Cape. Changing everywhere Sunday southerly 15 knots. Moderate northeast swell, easing this.