Bay Of Plenty Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty

3:41 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 covers the country from Sunday onwards, gradually easing on Tuesday as a ridge approaches from the Tasman Sea.
Warnings: GALE warning for PLENTY
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Northeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this morning. Changing southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots early this afternoon, then turning southerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough this morning. Poor visibility in rain.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southwest 25 knots. Rain easing to a few showers, fine spells increasing. Monday: Southwest 30 knots. Becoming fine. Tuesday: Southwest 25 knots. Fine.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northerly half a metre, rising to northeast 1.5 metres today, then easing to half a metre late Sunday and dying out Monday.

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    Full Moon
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    Last Quarter


May 23, 2015

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