Mana Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Mana

5:17 PM September 18, 2014
Area Description: Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.
Situation: Northerlies strengthen today and Friday as a complex low and associated fronts approach the region and move across the country. A complex trough is expected to move across the region Saturday night, followed by strong southerlies.
Warnings: GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Thursday: Northerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this evening. Becoming northwest 20 knots overnight. Sea becoming rough this evening, easing overnight. Poor visibility in rain. Friday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea becoming rough in the morning. Poor visibility in periods of rain, easing in the morning.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest 25 knots, turning southerly late. Periods of rain. Sunday: Southerly 25 knots, gradually dying out. Occasional showers. Monday: Southerly 30 knots developing morning. A few showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest half a metre, rising to 2 metres Friday, to 2.5 metres Saturday, then easing to 1 metre Sunday and to half a metre Monday.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 24
    New Moon
  3. Oct 02
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 08
    Full Moon


September 18, 2014


September 18, 2014

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