Bay Of Plenty Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty

11:16 AM July 31, 2016
Area Description: Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
Situation: A strong west to southwest flow over the area eases late today. On Monday, a low in the Tasman Sea is expected to cross central New Zealand, and is followed by a narrow ridge on Tuesday. A northerly flow develops on Wednesday, ahead of another low approaching from the Tasman Sea.
Warnings: GALE warning for PLENTY
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Westerly 25 knots gusting 40 knots but 20 knots east of Motiti Island, easing to 15 knots everywhere in the evening. Rough sea in the west, easing this evening. Poor visibility in showers, clearing by evening. Monday: Tending northwest 15 knots in the morning. Rising to northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots early evening and changing westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots late evening. Sea becoming rough early evening. Poor visibility in evening rain, with heavy and possibly thundery falls.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Westerly 25 knots, becoming southwest 20 knots in the morning and southerly 10 knots in the evening. A few morning showers, then fine. Wednesday: Becoming variable 5 knots early, northerly 15 knots developing later. Cloudy periods, a few late showers. Thursday: Northerly rising to 25 knots. Periods of rain.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northerly 1 metre easing to half a metre or less today, rising to 1 metre Thursday.

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July 31, 2016


July 31, 2016

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