Marine Recreational Forecasts - Northland
10:58 AM September 17, 2014
The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
Westerlies ease today as a narrow ridge spreads across the region. A northerly flow develops and strengthens on Thursday and Friday as a low moves across the lower South Island. A trough is expected to move across the region Saturday night, followed by strong southwesterlies.
NIL warning for BRETT
Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, odd shower. Thursday: Westerly 10 knots. Becoming northerly 10 knots in the morning, then rising to 15 knots in the afternoon and to 20 knots in the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the evening. Cloudy periods, fair visibility in rain developing in the evening.
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northwest 20 knots. Showers, thunderstorms possible at first. Saturday: Becoming westerly 30 knots. Showers. Sunday: Southwest 25 knots. Showers becoming less frequent.
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northeast half a metre, rising to northerly 1 metre on Friday, to 1.5 metres for a time on Saturday, then dying out late Sunday.
September 17, 2014
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