Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty
3:50 AM October 3, 2014
Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
A trough moves northeast across the country early today, followed by disturbed strong or gale cold southwesterlies.Another cold trough should move over the lower South Island late Sunday and cross the North Island on Monday.
GALE warning for PLENTY
Strong wind advisory. Friday: Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this morning and to westerly 30 knots gusting 40 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough this morning. Poor visibility in showers from late afternoon, easing this evening.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Westerly 30 knots, easing to southwest 25 knots. A few showers. Sunday: Westerly 25 knots. Fine. Monday: Tending northwest 25 knots early, changing southwest 30 knots late. Showers developing.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northeast half a metre dying out today. Northerly 1 metre developing today, easing to half a metre Saturday.
October 3, 2014
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