Whakatane

TODAY

CURRENTLY

4 °C

Fine

High: 15

Low: 2

WIND: SSW, 02 knots

Wednesday

Fine

High: 15

Low: 5

WIND: S, 02 knots

Thursday

Drizzle

High: 15

Low: 7

Today: Fine with morning frosts and light winds.

Wind: SSW at 02 knots

Sunrise: 6:47 AM

Sunset: 5:44 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

5:11 PM 23 Aug, 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 ridge over the country retreats to the North Island during today and persists there for the remainder of the period. Meanwhile, a front moves onto the far south on Thursday, then becomes slow moving over the lower South Island on Friday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Wednesday: Southeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots around the middle of the day.Sea slight.Fine.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Sunday: Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Fine, but cloud increasing later. Friday: Northeast 10 knots developing. Mostly cloudy, possible drizzle. Saturday: Northeast rising to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy, possible drizzle.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northeast half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre late Saturday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

5:11 PM 23 Aug, 2017

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

Southeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Sea slight. Northeast swell 1 metre or less.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 10 knots, rising late Friday 20 knots.

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