Hawke Bay

Valid to Midnight Thursday 29 Jun 2017
Issued at 5:16pm Wednesday 28 Jun 2017

Warning: NIL warning for PORTLAND

Situation: A weak ridge lies over the country, while a weakening trough lies to the west. A low approaches New Zealand from the Tasman Sea late on Thursday, affecting the country from Friday.

Forecast: Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Sea smooth. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in a few showers east of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing in the morning, easing to variable 5 knots again in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, a few showers in the east until late afternoon.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 15 knots developing. High cloud. Saturday: Northeast rising to 25 knots. Periods of rain. Sunday: Northeast 25 knots, gradually dying out. Rain, easing.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Easterly 2 metres, easing to 1.5 metres Thursday, then rising to 2 metres Sunday. Southerly half a metre east of Wairoa.

High tide at Napier
9:49am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 1.8m
10:11pm Thu 29 Jun - Height: 1.8m

Low tide at Napier
3:38am Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.1m
3:57pm Thu 29 Jun - Height: 0.1m