Marine Recreational Forecasts - Northland
3:42 AM May 24, 2013
The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
A ridge moves onto New Zealand from the Tasman Sea today. On Saturday, a low in the north Tasman Sea should deepen as it approaches the far north. The low is expected to move eastwards over northern New Zealand early Sunday, followed by disturbed southwesterlies.
NIL warning for BRETT
Friday: Southwest 10 knots easing to variable 5 knots this afternoon. Northeast 10 knots developing tonight. Slight sea becoming smooth for a time this afternoon and evening. Fair visibility in a few morning showers, then fine.
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northeast rising to 15 knots in the morning and rising to 35 knots in the evening. Rain developing in the afternoon. Sunday: Changing northwest 25 knots in the morning and southwest in the afternoon. Rain, with some heavy falls, clearing in the afternoon. Monday: Southwest 25 knots. Long fine spells.
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northerly half a metre or less, rising to 2 metres late Saturday and to 3 metres for a time Sunday morning, then easing to 1 metre on Monday.
May 24, 2013
For more detailed weather information visit