Northland Recreational Marine Forecast

Marine Recreational Forecasts - Northland

4:47 PM July 23, 2016
Area Description: The Bay of Islands and inshore waters from Cape Brett to the Poor Knights Islands to Bream Head.
Situation: A trough is expected to cross the area Sunday morning, preceded by northwest gales. A narrow ridge is expected to move over the country on Monday, followed by a series of weaker troughs during Tuesday and Wednesday embedded within a westerly flow.
Warnings: GALE warning for BRETT
Forecast: Gale warning. Saturday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots this evening. Sea rough. Cloudy periods and the odd shower. Sunday: Northwest rising to 35 knots gusting 55 knots early morning, turning westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots late morning. Sea becoming very rough for a time early morning. Poor visibility in rain easing to showers in the morning.
Outlook: Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Westerly easing to 15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly fine. Tuesday: Northwest rising 25 knots at first, change westerly 15 knots later. Period of rain then a few showers. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots. Fine spells, few showers.
Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northerly 2 metres, easing to 1 metre Sunday evening and half a metre Monday. Northerly 1 metre returning Tuesday, easing to half a metre again Wednesday.

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July 23, 2016


July 23, 2016

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