Today: Partly cloudy, chance shower from afternoon. Light winds.
Sunrise: 6:04 AM
Sunset: 6:08 PM
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
1:56 AM 22 Sep, 2018
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A ridge lies over central New Zealand today, and northwesterlies strengthen over the lower South Island ahead of a front. The front moves north over the South Island today before weakening. A low tracks past the north of the North Island during Saturday as another ridge builds over New Zealand. A second front moves northeast over the country during Sunday and Monday.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Friday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 10 knots developing this afternoon, then changing southwest 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mostly cloudy, with fair visibility in showers from this afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Becoming southerly 15 knots early morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. A few showers. Sunday: Tending northeast 10 knots late. Showers clearing and becoming fine. Monday: Tending westerly 10 knots early, changing southerly 20 knots late. Showers with southerly change.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East of Mohaka River: Easterly 1 metre, tending southerly 1 metre Sunday,easing to half a metre Monday. Elsewhere: Easterly 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, then easing to 1 metre again Sunday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
1:56 AM 22 Sep, 2018
North of East Cape: Northwest rising to 20 knots this afternoon, then easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Elsewhere:Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing this evening. Sea becoming moderate in the north for a time.Northeast swell 2 metres but 3 metres easing north of Mahia Peninsula.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning southwest 15 knots but southeast 20 knots in the north,rising Saturday afternoon southeast 30 knots in the north. Becoming early Sunday northeast 15 knots but southeast 20 knots in the north, and late Sunday variable 10 knots but westerly 15 knots in the north. Becoming Monday southwest 25 knots everywhere. Sea rough at times. Moderate northeast swell, tending easterly Saturday and southeast Sunday, easing Monday. Moderate southwest swell developing offshore Monday.