Hawke Bay

Valid to Midnight Friday 21 Jun 2019
Issued at 5:46pm Thursday 20 Jun 2019

Warning: NIL warning for PORTLAND

Situation: High pressure over New Zealand moves away today, as a complex low pressure system approaches from the Tasman Sea. The low and associated fronts become slow-moving on Friday, then become confined to the North Island over the weekend, while high pressure builds further south. The high spreads over the remainder of New Zealand on Monday.

Forecast: Thursday: Northeast 10 knots, but 15 knots east of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa, rising to 15 knots but 20 knots in the east this evening. Sea becoming moderate in the east this evening. Cloud developing this evening. Friday: Northeast 15 knots but 20 knots in the east. Becoming northwest 15 knots everywhere late afternoon, easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Moderate sea in the east, easing late afternoon. Fair visibility in scattered rain, clearing in the evening.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Westerly 10 knots developing early, gradually easing to variable 5 knots.Fine, apart from evening cloud. Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Southerly 15 knots developing later. Mainly fine, scattered rain developing later. Monday: Southerly 15 knots. Cloudy periods, showers becoming isolated.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East of Cape Kidnappers to Mohaka: Southerly 2 metres, easing to southeast half a metre late today, then rising to 3.5 metres Monday. Elsewhere:Southeast 1.5 metres, easing to half a metre or less late today, then rising to 2.5 metres Monday.

High tide at Napier
8:29am Fri 21 Jun - Height: 1.6m
8:49pm Fri 21 Jun - Height: 1.7m

Low tide at Napier
2:23am Fri 21 Jun - Height: 0.3m
2:35pm Fri 21 Jun - Height: 0.3m