Northland Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Northland

11:11 AM July 7, 2015
Area Description: The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
Situation: A northwest flow lies over the area ahead of a trough moving northeast over the North Island today. The trough crosses the region tonight, followed by a southerly flow which persists until Saturday when a ridge builds from the west.
Warnings: GALE warning for BRETT
Forecast: Strong wind advisory. Tuesday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time late this afternoon and early evening. Easing to westerly 20 knots overnight. Rough sea, easing overnight. Fair visibility in periods of rain turning to poor visibility in squally showers for a time this afternoon and evening. Wednesday: Westerly 20 knots turning southwest 20 knots in the morning, easing to southerly 15 knots late evening. Sea moderate, easing late evening. Poor visibility in showers, easing during the morning.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Southerly rising to 20 knots in the afternoon. Fine spells, chance shower or two. Friday: Southerly 20 knots easing to 10 knots in the evening. Fine spells,chance shower or two. Saturday: Turning southeast 10 knots during the morning then dying out in the evening. Fine spells, chance shower or two.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northerly rising to 1 metre today, easing to half a metre Wednesday and turning southeast half a metre or less on Thursday.

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July 7, 2015


July 7, 2015

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