Today: Fine, some high cloud. Northwesterlies strengthening this evening.
Sunrise: 7:15 AM
Sunset: 5:03 PM
high tide: 11:46 PM 1.8m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
3:13 AM 23 May, 2018
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
Several fronts cross over New Zealand during this forecast period, embedded in a disturbed westerly flow. These westerlies are likely to reach gale or possibly storm in many places on Thursday.
GALE warning for PORTLAND
Strong wind advisory. Tuesday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to northerly 20 knots late morning, and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough this evening. Fine, high cloud increasing.
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Easing to westerly 15 knots in the morning, rising to southwest 20 knots in the evening. Early rain, turning to fine spells and isolated showers. Thursday: Becoming northwest 20 knots in the morning. Mainly fine. Friday: Northwest rising to 25 knots for a time early, then changing southwest 25 knots late. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: South to southeast half a metre, rising to southerly 1 metre east of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa for a time today and Thursday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
3:12 AM 23 May, 2018
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 20 knots, becoming northerly 35 knots this evening. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 1 metre, developing. Fair visibility in a few showers north of Tolaga Bay.
Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday afternoon southwest 15 knots but westerly 25 knots in the north, becoming southwest 25 knots everywhere Wednesday evening and early Thursday. Becoming late Thursday northwest 30 knots, changing late Friday southwest 30 knots in the south. Rough sea at times. Northwest swell becoming moderate in the north Wednesday, easing for a time Thursday.