Hawke Bay

Valid to Midnight Friday 15 Dec 2017
Issued at 5:40pm Thursday 14 Dec 2017

Warning: NIL warning for PORTLAND

Situation: A couple of weak fronts move northwards off the North Island, followed by a ridge today through the weekend. Another front crosses the North Island on Monday.

Forecast: Thursday: Southeast 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots overnight. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with fair visibility in a few showers. Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing early afternoon, turning northwest 10 knots late evening. Sea slight. Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest 10 knots, becoming easterly 15 knots in the afternoon, then easing to northeast 10 knots in the evening. Mainly fine. Sunday: Northeast 10 knots, rising to easterly 15 knots in the morning, becoming northeast 15 knots in the evening. Mainly fine. Monday: Changing southerly 25 knots but 35 knots in the east early, easing to southwest 15 knots everywhere late. Cloud increasing, late rain.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Southeast 1 metre but southerly 1.5 metres east of Mohaka, rising to southeast 1. 5 metres but 2 metres in the east today, then easing to southeast 1 metre but 1. 5 metres in the east Friday. Southeast rising to 1.5 metres but 2 metres in the east for a time Sunday and Monday. Southwest 2.5 metres developing in the east Monday.

High tide at Napier
4:13am Fri 15 Dec - Height: 1.6m
4:31pm Fri 15 Dec - Height: 1.6m

Low tide at Napier
9:58pm Thu 14 Dec - Height: 0.3m
10:24am Fri 15 Dec - Height: 0.3m