Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty
3:31 AM April 24, 2014
Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
A ridge over the region slowly moves away to the northeast later today and a northwest flow develops. The flow turns southerly on Saturday as a weakening front crosses the area, followed by another ridge. A northerly flow develops during Sunday as an active trough moves onto the South Island.
NIL warning for PLENTY
Thursday: Southwest 10 knots but variable 5 knots east of Motiti Island, easing to variable 5 knots everywhere this morning. Northwest 15 knots developing this afternoon. Sea slight. Fair visibility in occasional late afternoon and evening showers.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northwest 15 knots. Cloudy periods. Saturday: Northwest easing to 10 knots, changing easterly 10 knots late.Morning showers then fine. Sunday: Easterly 10 knots becoming northerly 15 knots. Cloud increasing,chance late shower.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northeast 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less on today.
April 24, 2014
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