Hawke Bay

Valid to Midnight Saturday 20 Apr 2019
Issued at 5:46pm Friday 19 Apr 2019

Warning: NIL warning for PORTLAND

Situation: A ridge of high pressure persists over most the country today, while a low and associated fronts move onto the South Island. The frontal system then moves onto the North Island Saturday night and slowly moves east across the North Island Sunday and Monday. Another front approaches the Far South later Monday.

Forecast: Friday: Northeast 10 knots, tending northerly 10 knots late evening. Sea slight.Fine weather. Saturday: Northerly 10 knots, tending northwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine weather.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly 15 knots. Turning northeast 15 knots later. Cloud increasing.A few spots of rain at night. Monday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time. Rain, possibly heavy, easing later. Tuesday: Changing southwest 15 knots. Occasional showers.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: About Napier: Southeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre Saturday morning. Becoming easterly half a metre Monday.Elsewhere - Southerly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre tonight, and to southeast half a metre Sunday. Becoming easterly half a metre Monday.

High tide at Napier
5:54am Sat 20 Apr - Height: 1.8m
6:25pm Sat 20 Apr - Height: 1.8m

Low tide at Napier
11:43pm Fri 19 Apr - Height: 0.1m
12:11pm Sat 20 Apr - Height: 0.1m