Marine Recreational Forecasts - Northland
10:40 AM April 20, 2014
The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
A broad trough moves over the area today from the west, followed by a cool southwesterly flow on Monday. On Tuesday, a ridge of high pressure spreads onto New Zealand from the west, then drifts slowly northwards to lie over the far north late Wednesday, directing a north to northwest flow over the remainder of the country.
NIL warning for BRETT
Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, becoming westerly 15 knots this afternoon. Rough sea easing this afternoon. Poor visibility in heavy showers, with thunderstorms possible, easing for a time this afternoon. Monday: Westerly 15 knots turning southwest in the morning. Sea slight. Fair visibility in showers, becoming isolated in the afternoon.
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to 10 knots at night. Mainly fine. Wednesday: Southerly 10 knots, dying away at night. Mainly fine. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Mainly fine.
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today, easing to half a metre Thursday.
April 20, 2014
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