Whakatane

TODAY

AT 6:00 AM

5 °C

WIND: SSW, 04 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 14

Low: 1

Tuesday

Few Showers

High: 14

Low: 1

Wednesday

Partly Cloudy

High: 14

Low: 1

Today: Fine, then afternoon cloudy periods with a chance shower. Westerlies dying out in the evening.

Sunrise: 7:20 AM

Sunset: 5:18 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

8:24 PM 23 Jul, 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:

A westerly flow covers the North Island. A low just south of the South Island moves slowly northeastwards bringing a southeast flow across the South Island. A ridge spreads onto New Zealand from the Tasman Sea Wednesday, quickly followed by a new front, then another ridge on Friday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Monday: Westerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this morning, then tending northwest 10 knots for a time in the afternoon. Easing to variable 5 knots in the evening.Sea slight. Mainly fine, apart from fair visibility in isolated afternoon showers.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Westerly 10 knots developing afternoon. Cloudy periods and a few showers from afternoon. Wednesday: Becoming southwest 15 knots early morning, tending northwest 15 knots late. Mainly fine. Thursday: Westerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots in the north. Showers developing for a time, otherwise fine.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northerly 1 metre, easing to northeast half a metre or less early this morning.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

8:24 PM 23 Jul, 2018

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight. Northerly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers developing this afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots, turning early Wednesday morning southwest 20 knots, becoming early Thursday northwest 25 knots with rough sea.

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