Hawke Bay

Valid to Midnight Friday 18 Aug 2017
Issued at 11:14am Thursday 17 Aug 2017

Warning: NIL warning for PORTLAND

Situation: An active front moves across the North Island from the west today. A complex trough moves onto the country during Saturday, then moves north onto the upper North Island during Sunday, while a southerly spreads over central New Zealand.

Forecast: Thursday: Northerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots early evening and to 10 knots late evening. Moderate sea easing early evening. High cloud, with a few spots of rain this afternoon and evening. Friday: Northwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Easterly 15 knots developing in the afternoon, turning northerly 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine, a few spots of rain late evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northeast 10 knots, turning northwest 15 knots later.Rain at times. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, turning southwest 15 knots late. Showers. Monday: Southerly 15 knots. Showers.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Southerly half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres east of Wairoa Sunday. Easterly half a metre rising to 1 metre late Friday,then easing to half a metre Sunday.

High tide at Napier
1:03pm Thu 17 Aug - Height: 1.7m
1:32am Fri 18 Aug - Height: 1.7m

Low tide at Napier
7:23pm Thu 17 Aug - Height: 0.2m
7:45am Fri 18 Aug - Height: 0.2m