Today: Fine, high cloud at times. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
Sunrise: 5:39 AM
Sunset: 8:37 PM
high tide: 5:20 PM 1.5m
low tide: 11:36 PM 0.3m
Marine recreational Forecasts - hawke-bay
3:03 AM 17 Dec, 2017
Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
A ridge lies over the upper North Island today, while a front weakens and stalls over the lower South Island. Another front moves over the South Island on Sunday, then the North Island on Monday as a ridge builds over the South Island. Yet another front moves up the east coast of the South Island on Tuesday.
NIL warning for PORTLAND
Saturday: Northwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this morning. Easterly 15 knots developing this afternoon, then easing to northeast 10 knots late evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to easterly 15 knots for a time in the afternoon. Mainly fine. Monday: Changing southerly 20 knots but 25 knots in east during the afternoon, easing to 15 knots everywhere later. Rain developing, heavy falls possible, easing late. Tuesday: Easing to variable knots early. Northeast 10 knots developing midday, turning westerly 15 knots later. Becoming fine morning.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Southeast 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres Sunday, then easing to 1 metre again Monday. Southerly 1.5 metres developing east of Mohaka late Monday, then easing to 1 metre Tuesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - portland
3:12 AM 17 Dec, 2017
Northeast 15 knots but variable 10 knots north of Tolaga Bay. Easing to variable 10 knots everywhere for a time this morning. Sea slight. Southeast swell rising to 2 metres offshore.
Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots, becoming Sunday northeast 20 knots in the south. Changing Monday southwest 30 knots with rough sea, then easing Tuesday morning variable 10 knots. Developing later on Tuesday westerly 20 knots. Easterly swell becoming moderate Sunday,easing Monday.Moderate southerly developing Monday,easing Tuesday.