Today: Mainly fine, chance shower. Gusty northwesterlies.
Sunrise: 6:51 AM
Sunset: 5:40 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
12:26 AM 23 Aug, 2019
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A complex low pressure system persists over the country through to Friday, followed by a narrow ridge on Saturday. A cold front is expected to approach the lower South Island from the southwest overnight Saturday, then move northeast over New Zealand on Sunday, followed by disturbed southwesterlies.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Thursday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to northerly 20 knots this morning, tending northwest 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate this morning. Fine with high cloud.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northwest 15 knots dying out in the afternoon. Southerly 10 knots developing in the evening. Scattered rain, clearing in the afternoon. Saturday: Southerly rising to 15 knots early, turning westerly 15 knots late. Mainly fine. Sunday: Westerly 15 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: East of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa: Southeast half a metre, rising to southerly 2 metres Saturday. Elsewhere: Southeast half a metre,easing to half a metre today. Southeast 1.5 metres developing late Saturday,then easing to 1 metre Sunday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
12:08 AM 23 Aug, 2019
Northwest 20 knots but 30 knots north of East Cape, becoming northwest 30 knots everywhere this afternoon.Sea rough at times. Northeast swell 2 metres,easing. Southwest swell 1 metre at times.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday afternoon variable 10 knots but 15 knots in the north. Changing Friday night southwest 15 knots, rising early Saturday 25 knots offshore.Changing late Saturday northwest 15 knots everywhere, then rising early Sunday 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate northeast swell offshore easing Saturday.