Hawke Bay

Valid to Midnight Friday 22 Feb 2019
Issued at 5:46pm Thursday 21 Feb 2019

Warning: NIL warning for PORTLAND

Situation: A series of weak troughs affect the country over the next few days, along with a front moving north over the South Island on Friday and North Island on Saturday. A significant low deepens east of the country on Sunday, then moves away to the east as a ridge gradually builds over New Zealand.

Forecast: Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with chance showers this afternoon. Friday: Northeast 15 knots. Turning northerly 20 knots for a time late afternoon and early evening. Sea moderate for a time late in the afternoon and early evening. Cloudy with fair visibility in rain in the evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Changing southerly 20 knots late morning. Fine spells and a few showers. Sunday: Southwest 20 knots, becoming southerly 25 knots during the morning. Morning rain, possibly heavy and thundery, then isolated showers. Monday: Southerly 25 knots, easing to 20 knots later.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Easterly half a metre, rising to 1 metre Saturday, becoming southeast 3 metres Sunday.

High tide at Napier
8:33am Fri 22 Feb - Height: 2.0m
9:03pm Fri 22 Feb - Height: 1.9m

Low tide at Napier
2:18am Fri 22 Feb - Height: 0.0m
2:52pm Fri 22 Feb - Height: 0.0m