Marine Recreational Forecasts - Mana
11:25 AM September 20, 2014
Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.
Northerlies turn southerly for a time today as a small intense low crosses the region today. A trough is expected to move across the region tonight, followed by strong southerlies, and a brief northerly on Sunday.
GALE warning for COOK STORM warning for STEPHENS
Gale warning. Saturday: Northerly 35 knots gusting 45 knots. Changing southwest 35 knots gusting 45 knots early this afternoon, becoming northwest 20 knots early evening and southwest 15 knots late evening. Very rough sea easing early evening. Poor visibility in rain, easing this evening. Sunday: Rising to southerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the afternoon,then becoming northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the morning, easing for a time in the afternoon. Poor visibility in morning showers, and rain late evening.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Changing southerly 35 knots in the morning, easing to 30 knots in the evening. Rain easing to showers. Tuesday: Tending northwest 20 knots early, then changing southwest 15 knots late. A few showers clearing, then mainly fine. Wednesday: Becoming variable 5 knots. Fine spells.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1.5 metres, rising to southerly 2 metres Monday then easing to 1 metre or less on Monday.
September 20, 2014
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