Bay Of Plenty Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty

11:04 AM April 18, 2014
Area Description: Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
Situation: A deep low west of central New Zealand directs a northerly flow over the area.A broad trough is expected to move onto the country on Sunday, followed by southwesterlies. A ridge spreads over the country on Tuesday.
Warnings: NIL warning for PLENTY
Forecast: Friday: Northeast 10 knots. Sea slight. Poor visibility in occasional showers, heavy and thundery at times. Saturday: Northeast rising to 20 knots early afternoon, turning northwest 15 knots late afternoon. Sea becoming moderate for a time early afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, possibly heavy and thundery from afternoon, easing in the evening.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northwest 15 knots. Showers, heavy from afternoon. Monday: Tending westerly 20 knots early, and southwest 20 knots late.Mainly fine. Tuesday: Southwest easing to 10 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northeast 2.5 metres easing to 1.5 metres Saturday, and to 1 metre or less Monday.

Moon Phases

  1. Apr 15
    Full Moon
  2. Apr 22
    Last Quarter
  3. Apr 29
    New Moon
  4. May 07
    First Quarter


April 18, 2014

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