Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty
11:09 AM October 1, 2014
Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
A deep low to the east of the area is moving further east today. A front moves across over the area Thursday, followed by disturbed strong cold southwesterlies. Flow turns northwest ahead of an approaching trough late Sunday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Wednesday: Southerly 15 knots easing to southwest 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine Thursday: Rising to northwest 20 knots late in the morning, easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate late morning, easing in the evening. Mainly fine, fair visibility in rain developing in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Westerly rising to 30 knots by afternoon. Occasional showers. Saturday: Westerly 30 knots, easing to southwest 25 knots. Showers clearing. Sunday: Rising to westerly 30 knots. Fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northeast 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre tonight, to half a metre Thursday and dying out Friday. Northerly 1 metre developing Friday, easing to half a metre Saturday.
October 1, 2014
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