Today: Cloud increasing. Rain from midday, chance heavy and thundery. Northerlies changing southwest afternoon.
Sunrise: 6:46 AM
Sunset: 8:05 PM
high tide: 5:37 AM 1.6m
low tide: 11:51 AM 0.4m
high tide: 5:57 PM 1.5m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
12:43 AM 23 Feb, 2020
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A front moves over the North Island today, while another front weakening over the South Island early this morning and followed by a ridge. On Monday, the ridge remains over central New Zealand, while a third front approaches the far south and becomes slow moving there, and a southeast flow strengthens over the upper North Island.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Saturday: Northerly 15 knots rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Changing southerly 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time in the afternoon. Fair visibility in showers from afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southerly rising to 20 knots for a time in the morning, then easing to 10 knots in the evening. Cloudy periods, a few showers. Monday: Southerly 10 knots, turning easterly 10 knots early, and northeast 10 knots later. Partly cloudy, and drizzle at times. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to northeast 15 knots for a time. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Easterly 1.5 metres but 1 metre north of Portland Island, easing to half a metre everywhere today. Southerly half a metre, rising to 1 metre east of Cape Kidnappers to Mohaka for a time late Sunday through late Monday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
12:28 AM 23 Feb, 2020
Northerly 15 knots but 25 knots north of Mahia Peninsula. Changing southwest 20 knots south of Poverty Bay in the evening. Sea rough in the north. Easterly swell 2 metres, easing. Poor visibility in rain from afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Sunday southerly 20 knots everywhere, and rising Sunday afternoon southeast 30 knots about East Cape. Becoming later Monday easterly 10 knots but southeast 20 knots about East Cape. Becoming during Tuesday northeast 15 knots everywhere.