Today: Fine apart from morning and evening cloud. Light winds and sea breezes.
Sunrise: 5:39 AM
Sunset: 8:36 PM
high tide: 1:03 PM 1.6m
low tide: 7:22 PM 0.4m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
8:04 PM 16 Dec, 2018
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
High pressure remains in place over the country throughout Sunday. A front is expected to move north and onto the North Island on Wednesday.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Sunday: Southwest 10 knots, gradually becoming variable 5 knots during the afternoon.Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with a few showers.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northeast 10 knots developing morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon,changing westerly 10 knots in the evening. Fine. Tuesday: Easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Easterly 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and early evening. Fine. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots but easterly 15 knots in the afternoon and early evening. High cloud increasing, chance rain from evening.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Easterly 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less today. Southerly half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre in the east late today and to 1.5 metres there late Monday,then easing to 1 metre Tuesday and to half a metre Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
8:08 PM 16 Dec, 2018
Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing for a time south of East Cape this afternoon. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre or less. Southwest swell, 1 metre developing. Fair visibility at times in showers, clearing this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Monday evening northerly 15 knots, turning early Wednesday westerly 15 knots,changing later Wednesday southerly 10 knots.