Marine Recreational Forecasts - Mana
11:03 AM August 2, 2014
Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.
A strengthening northerly flow covers the region as an active trough approaches the North Island from the south. The trough is expected to move over the area tonight, followed by southeasterlies and then a ridge on Monday. Disturbed westerlies develop on Tuesday.
STORM warning for COOK GALE warning for STEPHENS
Gale warning. Saturday: Northerly 40 knots gusting 60 knots, easing to northwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots tonight. Very rough sea easing tonight. Poor visibility in periods of rain, heavy at times. Sunday: Northwest easing to 15 knots late morning, changing southerly 15 knots about midday, then rising to southeast 20 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing late morning. Poor visibility in scattered showers.
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southeast 20 knots dying away at night. Fine. Tuesday: Northwest 30 knots developing. Fine. Wednesday: Changing southerly 20 knots around midday, then becoming northwest 30 knots later. Brief showers.
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 2 metres, rising to 3 metres this evening, then easing to half a metre Sunday and dying out Monday. Northwest about half a metre developing late Tuesday.
August 2, 2014
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