Bay Of Plenty Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty

11:18 AM May 23, 2015
Area Description: Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
Situation: A low moves east across the upper North Island today. A strong southwesterly flow develops over the region this evening, then gradually eases on Tuesday. A ridge builds over the country on Wednesday.
Warnings: GALE warning for PLENTY
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Easterly 15 knots rising to northeast 30 knots gusting 40 knots this afternoon. Changing southwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough this afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, heavy and possibly thundery at times. Sunday: Southwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots, easing to westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning. Rough sea. Fair visibility in a few showers.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Becoming southwest 35 knots early morning. Morning cloud, then fine. Tuesday: Southwest easing to 25 knots early morning and to 15 knots in the evening.Fine. Wednesday: Southwest 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Fine
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northerly rising to 2 metres today, then dying out Sunday.

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May 23, 2015


May 23, 2015

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