Today: Mainly fine. A few showers developing afternoon and westerlies dying out.
Sunrise: 5:56 AM
Sunset: 6:12 PM
high tide: 6:13 AM 1.6m
low tide: 12:22 PM 0.3m
high tide: 6:32 PM 1.6m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
10:28 PM 26 Sep, 2018
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
An unsettled southwest flow affects the country until Thursday. A ridge spreads over the country late Thursday, moving onto the upper North Island by the weekend. Meanwhile a front approaches southern New Zealand late Friday,and moves onto the lower South Island late Saturday.
GALE warning for PORTLAND
Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Northwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots east of Wairoa to Cape Kidnappers this morning, then changing southwest 20 knots gusting 30 knots around midday. Southwest easing to 10 knots but 15 knots in the east this evening. Sea becoming rough in the east for a time this morning. Fine at first, with poor visibility in showers developing with southerly change.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Southwest easing to 10 knots in the morning, turning southeast 10 knots in the afternoon, dying out evening. A few showers. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 10 knots developing for a time afternoon. A few showers, clearing evening. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing late. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: East of Mohaka to Cape Kidnappers: Easterly half a metre, dying out today. Southerly 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres this morning,rising to 3 metres this evening, then easing to 2 metres Friday, and to 1 metre Saturday. Elsewhere: Southeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre today, and to 1.5 metres for a time Thursday,then easing to half a metre Saturday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
10:28 PM 26 Sep, 2018
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of East Cape: Westerly 35 knots, easing to 25 knots this morning. Elsewhere: Northwest 25 knots, turning southwest 25 knots early this afternoon, and easing to 15 knots late afternoon.Very rough sea in the north, easing.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres,but 4 metres in the south. Northwest swell in the north,rising to 3 metres for a time. Fair visibility in showers.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday afternoon variable 10 knots everywhere. Developing Saturday northwest 15 knots.Southwest swell becoming heavy Wednesday in the south and Thursday everywhere, then easing Friday. Moderate southerly swell.