Hawke Bay

Valid to Midnight Friday 20 Apr 2018
Issued at 10:38pm Thursday 19 Apr 2018

Warning: NIL warning for PORTLAND

Situation: A ridge over the upper North Island persists until a front crosses the country late Saturday through Sunday.

Forecast: Friday: Northwest 15 knots but 20 knots east of Wairoa to Cape Kidnappers, rising to 20 knots everywhere for a time in the morning and again in the evening. Sea moderate in the east, becoming moderate everywhere for a time in the morning and evening. Fine with high cloud.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest 20 knots. Fine. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots changing southerly 20 knots early, then quickly easing to variable 10 knots. Showers with southerly change. Monday: Variable 10 knots. Fine.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East of Mohaka: Southerly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre early this morning, then rising to 2.5 metres late Sunday and easing to 2 metres late Monday. Elsewhere: Easterly half a metre, rising to 1 metre late Sunday.

High tide at Napier
8:53am Fri 20 Apr - Height: 1.7m
9:14pm Fri 20 Apr - Height: 1.8m

Low tide at Napier
3:04pm Fri 20 Apr - Height: 0.2m
3:34am Sat 21 Apr - Height: 0.1m