Today: Fine, some morning cloud. Light winds and sea breezes.
Sunrise: 6:13 AM
Sunset: 7:41 PM
high tide: 5:55 AM 1.6m
low tide: 12:06 PM 0.4m
high tide: 6:15 PM 1.6m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
10:36 PM 24 Oct, 2018
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A ridge of high pressure lies over the North Island today, while a front moves onto the lower South Island. The front moves northwards over the rest of New Zealand on Thursday and Friday followed by a brief ridge. A complex trough affects the country from Saturday.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing in the afternoon, turning northwest 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine.
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northwest 10 knots, turning easterly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Fine with increasing high cloud. Friday: Changing southerly 15 knots but 25 knots in the east early, then gradually easing and dying out late. Cloudy, a few showers clearing in the afternoon. Saturday: Northerly 10 knots, turning easterly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. High cloud, scattered rain developing later.
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: East of Mohaka to Cape Kidnappers: Southerly 1 metre, easing to half a metre Thursday evening, then rising to 1.5 metres Friday, easing to 1 metre Saturday. Elsewhere: Southeast half a metre, dying out later Thursday, returning Friday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
10:47 PM 24 Oct, 2018
North of Tolaga Bay: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Elsewhere: Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this afternoon, turning northwest 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough in the north. Southerly swell 1 metre.
Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots in the north.Changing Friday morning southerly 25 knots everywhere, easing late Friday evening variable 10 knots. Developing early Saturday northerly 15 knots, rising late Saturday 25 knots. Sea rough at times.