Today: Cloudy periods and the odd shower possible. Northwesterlies turning southwest in the evening.
Sunrise: 7:18 AM
Sunset: 5:01 PM
high tide: 7:43 PM 1.7m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
6:16 AM 26 May, 2020
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A complex low moves across central New Zealand today, and the associated weakening trough becomes slow moving over the upper North Island on Tuesday. A ridge spreads across much of the country on Tuesday, and remains until Thursday.
Nil for Portland
Monday: Northeast 20 knots, becoming northerly 15 knots this morning. Changing southwest 20 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing for a time in the morning and afternoon. Fair visibility in morning rain, then fine spells.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots in the morning, and to 10 knots in the evening. Mostly cloudy, a few showers. Wednesday: Southwest 10 knots. Often cloudy, chance shower. Thursday: Easing to variable 5 knots. Cloudy periods, chance shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Easterly 1.5 metres, rising to 2 metres for a time today, then easing to 1 metre on Tuesday, and to southeast half a metre Wednesday. Southerly 1.5 metres but 2 metres east of Wairoa developing early Tuesday, easing to 1 metre but 1.5 metres in the east Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
6:33 AM 26 May, 2020
Northeast 30 knots. Changing northwest 20 knots but southwest 25 knots south of Mahia Peninsula this afternoon. Changing southwest 15 knots in the north this evening. Sea rough at times. Easterly swell 2 metres. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Fair visibility in rain, easing this afternoon.
Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 25 knots with rough sea, easing Tuesday evening 15 knots, and Thursday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell. Moderate northeast swell, easing Tuesday.