Bay Of Plenty Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty

11:07 AM December 23, 2014
Area Description: Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
Situation: A ridge of high pressure strengthens over the area today. The ridge moves away to the east on Wednesday allowing a moist easterly flow to spread across the region.
Warnings: NIL warning for PLENTY
Forecast: Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots, becoming easterly 15 knots but variable 5 knots east of Motiti Island this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Wednesday: Easterly 15 knots but variable 5 knots east of Motiti Island, becoming northeast 15 knots everywhere for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Fine spells.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northeast 10 knots. Mainly fine. Friday: Northeast 15 knots. Mainly fine. Saturday: Northeast 15 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre this afternoon and to 1.5 metres Wednesday, then easing to 1 metre late Thursday.

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