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Recreational Marine: Hawke Bay
Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Monday 08-Mar-2021 by MetService
Nil for Portland
Southwesterlies over Aotearoa New Zealand ease today as a ridge of high pressure builds over the country. Northwesterlies develop on Tuesday as a trough approaches from the Tasman Sea. The trough moves northwards over the South Island on Wednesday, then affects the North Island through Thursday and Friday. Another ridge begins to spread over the South Island from late Wednesday.
Forecast issued at 1119hrs Monday 08-Mar-2021
Valid to 1 pm Monday for Inshore waters between Cape Kidnappers and Portland Island.
Monday: Southwest 15 knots, tending southerly this afternoon. Easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, chance shower. Easterly swell dying out. Southerly swell 1.5 metres developing but 2 metres east of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa.
Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing in the afternoon, tending northerly in the evening. Sea slight. Cloud breaking, then fine. Swell tending southeast and becoming 1.5 metres everywhere.
Outlook until midnight Friday:
Wednesday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to northerly 15 knots. Fine, high cloud
increasing. Southeast swell easing to 1 metre.
Thursday: Northerly 15 knots, changing southerly 25 knots but 30 knots in the
east. Rain developing, possibly heavy. Southerly swell rising to 1
metre but 1.5 metres east of Cape Kidnappers to Wairoa.
Friday: Southwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the east. Periods of rain. Swell
tending southeast and becoming 1.5 metres everywhere.
High tide at Napier:
Monday 0150 1.7 metres.
Monday 1417 1.7 metres.
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