Today: Rain turning to showers in the afternoon, chance heavy at times. Strong easterly easing afternoon.
Sunrise: 6:26 AM
Sunset: 7:31 PM
high tide: 7:28 AM 1.6m
low tide: 1:38 PM 0.4m
high tide: 7:46 PM 1.6m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
10:20 PM 15 Oct, 2019
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
An intense low situated over the upper North Island brings gale easterlies, and continues affecting the North Island until late Wednesday when it moves away to the east. A brief ridge crosses the country on Thursday, then strong northwesterlies develop ahead of another low which crosses the South Island on Friday.
GALE warning for PORTLAND
Gale warning. Tuesday: Easterly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 35 knots gusting 45 knots early morning. Easing to northeast 15 knots but 20 knots in the east late afternoon. Sea becoming very rough early morning, easing by evening. Poor visibility in rain, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Changing southwest 25 knots everywhere in the morning, easing to 15 knots in the evening. Rain. Thursday: Westerly 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Chance morning shower, then fine. Friday: Northerly 10 knots rising to 15 knots. Cloud increasing.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: North of Mohaka to Portland Island: Southerly 1 metre tending southeast 1.5 metres today, easing to southerly 1 metre Thursday and half a metre or less Friday. Elsewhere: Southerly 1 metre. Easterly 1 metre, rising to 3 metres this evening, then easing to 2 metres Wednesday, and dying out Thursday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
10:16 PM 15 Oct, 2019
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of East Cape: Easterly 35 knots, easing to northeast 25 knots this morning. Elsewhere: Easterly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this morning, easing to northeast 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in periods of rain, with possible thunderstorms.
Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 25 knots everywhere, changing Wednesday afternoon southwest 25 knots, easing Thursday morning 15 knots and late Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northwest 25 knots.Sea rough at times.Heavy northeast swell easing Wednesday.