Northland Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Northland

9:46 PM August 31, 2014
Area Description: The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
Situation: The strong easterly flow over the region eases during Monday as the complex trough over northern New Zealand weakens and slowly moves east, followed by a brief ridge on Wednesday. Another complex trough approaches the North Island from the west on Thursday.
Warnings: GALE warning for BRETT
Forecast: Gale warning. Sunday: Southeast 40 knots gusting 50 knots, easing to 35 knots gusting 45 knots late evening. High sea easing late evening. Poor visibility in rain, with heavy falls, easing overnight. Monday: Southeast 35 knots gusting 45 knots easing to southwest 20 knots in the morning, then to 15 knots in the afternoon. Very rough sea easing in the morning. Fair visibility in scattered showers.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southerly easing to 10 knots. A few showers. Wednesday: Becoming variable 5 knots early. A few showers. Thursday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Showers turning to rain.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northeast 3.5 metres, rising to 4 metres for a time today, then easing to 1.5 metres late Monday, to 1 metre Tuesday and to half a metre Wednesday. Northeast rising to 1 metre Thursday.

Moon Phases

  1. Aug 26
    New Moon
  2. Sep 02
    First Quarter
  3. Sep 09
    Full Moon
  4. Sep 16
    Last Quarter


August 31, 2014


August 31, 2014

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