Hawke Bay

Valid to Midnight Saturday 18 Aug 2018
Issued at 11:02am Friday 17 Aug 2018

Warning: NIL warning for PORTLAND

Situation: A series of weak fronts continue to move across the area today and Saturday, followed by a ridge on Sunday. A series of active fronts move across the area from the Tasman on Monday and Tuesday.

Forecast: Friday: Northerly 15 knots, but 20 knots gusting 30 knots east of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa, turning northwest 15 knots everywhere this afternoon. Moderate sea in the east, easing this afternoon. High cloud, with fair visibility in afternoon rain. Saturday: Northwest 15 knots, tending southwest 15 knots but 20 knots east of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa late morning, easing to 15 knots everywhere in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the east for a time. Fair visibility in afternoon and evening showers, possibly heavy.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southwest 15 knots, gradually turning northerly 10 knots evening. Fine. Monday: Rising to northeast 15 knots for a time afternoon. Scattered rain from afternoon. Tuesday: Rising to northerly 15 knots for a time. Cloudy periods.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Easterly 1 metre, easing to half a metre today. Southerly 1 metre developing east of Cape Kidnappers to Mohaka on Saturday, easing to half a metre on Monday.

High tide at Napier
10:43pm Fri 17 Aug - Height: 1.8m
11:12am Sat 18 Aug - Height: 1.7m

Low tide at Napier
4:30pm Fri 17 Aug - Height: 0.2m
4:59am Sat 18 Aug - Height: 0.2m