Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty
11:00 AM December 5, 2013
Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
Humid northerlies, ahead of a low and trough in the Tasman Sea, slowly moves eastwards, crossing much of the country during the weekend, followed by a ridge on Monday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory. Thursday: Northeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Changing northwest 15 knots tonight. Rough sea easing. Poor visibility in rain, possibly thundery this afternoon and evening, easing overnight. Friday: Northwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots for a time in the morning. Sea slight. Fair visibility in morning showers, then fine.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest rising to 20 knots during morning, easing to 15 knots later. Mainly fine, brief morning rain. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots. Mainly fine, a few late showers. Monday: Becoming variable 5 knots. A few showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northeast 2 metres, easing to 1 metre Friday and to half a metre or less Sunday.
December 5, 2013
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