Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty
11:02 AM November 21, 2014
Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
A disturbed westerly flow affects the region. A front moves over the area early Sunday followed by a narrow ridge. Disturbed northwesterlies develop on Monday then strengthening ahead of an active front,approaching from the south late Tuesday.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory. Friday: Westerly 15 knots. Becoming northwest 15 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots east of Motiti Island for a time this afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the east for a time this afternoon. Fine spells. Saturday: Becoming northwest 20 knots in the morning, rising to northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots east of Motiti Island in the afternoon. Changing southwest 15 knots everywhere overnight. Sea becoming rough in the east in the afternoon,easing overnight. Mostly cloudy, patchy morning drizzle, fair visibility in a few evening showers.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. An early morning shower, then fine. Monday: Northwest 10 knots developing. Cloudy periods, chance shower. Tuesday: Northwest rising to 15 knots. Cloudy periods.
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Nil significant.
November 21, 2014
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