Today: Increasing high cloud, chance of rain this afternoon.Northwesterlies turning northeast for a time in the afternoon.
Sunrise: 5:46 AM
Sunset: 8:10 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
5:35 AM 19 Nov, 2018
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A ridge lies over the North Island. A front moves slowly northwards over the South Island, crossing the North Island today and early Monday.A broad, complex trough with several associated fronts spreads onto the country today, bringing cold, showery southwesterlies, and affecting New Zealand through the rest of the forecast period.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Sunday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this morning, turning northeast 15 knots around midday. Becoming northwest 15 knots this afternoon, then rising to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Fine with high cloud. Fair visibility in patchy rain developing in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Changing southwest 10 knots in the morning, rising to southerly 15 knots in the afternoon. Rain easing to showers later. Tuesday: Southwest rising to 20 knots, tending northwest 10 knots later. Showers easing. Wednesday: Tending northerly 15 knots. Some rain developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: East of Mohaka: Southerly about half a metre, rising to 1 metre late Monday and to 2 metres Tuesday, easing to 1.5 metres Wednesday. Easterly half a metre or less. Elsewhere: Easterly half a metre or less. Southeast 1.5 metres developing Tuesday, easing to 1 metre late Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
5:35 AM 19 Nov, 2018
Northerly 20 knots but variable 10 knots south of Mahia Peninsula. Becoming northerly 20 knots everywhere this afternoon, and westerly 25 knots south of Cape Kidnappers late this evening. Sea becoming rough in the south. Southwest swell rising to 1 metre at times. Northeast swell 1 metre, easing. Fair visibility in scattered rain developing south of Mahia this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Changing Monday morning southerly 15 knots, rising early Tuesday southwest 25 knots, tending late Tuesday northerly 20 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell becoming moderate Tuesday.