Whakatane

TODAY

AT 4:00 PM

25 °C

WIND: NW, 16 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 25

Low: 17

Thursday

Few Showers

High: 24

Low: 14

Friday

Few Showers

High: 24

Low: 14

Today: Long fine spells. Westerly breezes.

Sunrise: 6:47 AM

Sunset: 8:04 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

9:54 AM 22 Feb, 2018

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:

Cyclone Gita will track east across central New Zealand this morning, then move slowly away to the east during the course of the day. Another low forms west of the South Island today,then weakens as it moves over the North Island on Thursday,followed by a ridge of high pressure moving over the country.

Warnings:

NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Cloudy periods and isolated showers,fine from afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Sunday: Thursday: Westerly 15 knots, changing southerly 15 knots late evening. A few showers. Friday: Easing to variable 5 knots early morning, but northeast 10 knots during the afternoon. A few showers. Saturday: Variable 5 knots, but northeast 10 knots during the afternoon. A few showers.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northerly 2.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today and to half a metre Thursday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

9:54 AM 22 Feb, 2018

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

Northerly 25 knots, changing westerly 20 knots this morning. Rough sea easing. Northerly swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, changing Thursday evening southerly 15 knots, easing Friday variable 10 knots.

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