Today: Fine. Strong gusty westerlies, easing this evening.
Sunrise: 6:50 AM
Sunset: 7:16 PM
high tide: 4:48 PM 1.6m
low tide: 11:04 PM 0.3m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
11:15 AM 30 Sep, 2020
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A deep trough and several associated fronts move east off the country as a strong, cold southwest flow spreads over New Zealand today. Southwesterlies ease on Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure moves onto the country, then a front moves up the South Island on Friday.
Gale warning for Portland
Gale warning. Tuesday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, becoming southwest 35 knots gusting 50 knots this morning. Southwest easing to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this afternoon and to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time this morning and afternoon. Fair visibility in showers developing early morning. Southerly swell rising to 1 metre but 2.5 metres in the east.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots in the morning, then dying out in the evening. Fine. Southerly swell rising to 1.5 metres but 3.5 metres in the east. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time. Fine. Southerly swell easing to 1 metre but 2.5 metres in the east. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 15 knots developing late. Fine spells. Southerly swell easing to half a metre but 1 metre in the east.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
11:30 AM 30 Sep, 2020
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Tuesday : Northwest 25 knots but 35 knots north of Tokomaru Bay, becoming westerly 40 knots everywhere this morning. Tending southwest 30 knots this afternoon and easing to 20 knots in the south this evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time everywhere. Northeast swell 1 metre, easing. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres, period 14 seconds. Fair visibility in showers, easing this morning.
Outlook following 3 days: Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots. Southerly swell becoming heavy. Thursday: Easing to variable 10 knots early. Northerly 15 knots developing late. Heavy southerly swell, easing. Friday: Northerly 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing.