Whakatane

TODAY

AT 4:00 AM

17 °C

WIND: WSW, 02 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 27

Low: 14

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 24

Low: 11

Friday

Fine

High: 23

Low: 15

Today: Mainly fine, chance afternoon or evening shower. Light southwesterlies.

Sunrise: 5:43 AM

Sunset: 8:30 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

8:25 PM 13 Dec, 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 front moves over the area on Thursday, followed by a ridge.

Warnings:

NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, changing northwest 15 knots around midday. Becoming westerly 20 knots but 15 knots east of Moutohora in the afternoon, then becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere late evening. Sea becoming moderate in the west for a time. Cloud increasing, with fair visibility in isolated afternoon or evening showers in the east.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Southwest 20 knots, becoming southeast 15 knots in the morning. Fine. Friday: Southeast 15 knots, becoming northerly 10 knots in the afternoon. Mainly fine, chance shower. Saturday: Becoming variable 5 knots in the morning, and northerly 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northeast 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Thursday, and to half a metre or less on Friday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

8:25 PM 13 Dec, 2017

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

Westerly 15 knots, rising to southwest 25 knots late afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Northeast swell 2 metres, easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Thursday morning southeast 20 knots, easing early Friday variable 10 knots.

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