Tauranga

TODAY

CURRENTLY

13 °C

Rain

High: 17

Low: 10

WIND: W, 09 knots

Tuesday

Few Showers

High: 20

Low: 10

WIND: WSW, 03 knots

Wednesday

Fine

High: 19

Low: 12

WIND: ESE, 02 knots

Today: Rain, briefly heavy with possible thunderstorms, easing evening as northeast changes southwest.

Wind: W at 09 knots

Sunrise: 6:20 AM

Sunset: 7:40 PM

Tides

tauranga

high tide: 10:42 PM    1.8m

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

4:33 AM 24 Oct, 2017

Mayor Is.
Makatana Island
Motiti
Mt Maunganui
Moutuhora
Torere River

Area Description:

Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.

Situation:

A disturbed westerly flow persists over New Zealand during the forecast period. An active front within this flow crosses the country today, and another front moves over the lower South Island late Tuesday.

Warnings:

GALE warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Monday: Westerly 10 knots, becoming northerly 15 knots this morning and rising to 20 knots for a time this afternoon. Changing westerly 15 knots but 20 knots west of Motiti Island late evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time this afternoon. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, with possible afternoon and early evening thunderstorms, clearing late evening.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Westerly 20 knots. A few showers, increasing fine spells. Wednesday: Westerly 20 knots. Mainly fine. Thursday: Tending northwest 15 knots. Fine at first, late showers.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northerly half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, easing to half a metre Tuesday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

4:33 AM 24 Oct, 2017

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots around midday,and to 35 knots offshore for a time this afternoon. Changing southwest 20 knots late evening. Sea becoming very rough offshore for a time. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, with possible afternoon or evening thunderstorms, clearing late evening.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots. Moderate northwest swell, dying out Tuesday.

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Tides

tauranga

high tide: 10:42 PM    1.8m