Marine Recreational Forecasts - Bay Of Plenty
Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
The northerly flow over the country strengthens today, ahead of a complex trough approaching from the Tasman Sea. The trough moves over the country during today and early Sunday, followed by a southwest flow and brief ridge. Another complex trough in the Tasman Sea moves onto central New Zealand from late Monday.
Nil for Plenty
Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Becoming northwest 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time afternoon and evening. Poor visibility in periods of rain. Northeast swell half a metre to a metre.
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Becoming westerly 15 knots in the morning. The odd morning shower, then fine. Northeast swell half a metre. Monday: Turning northwest 10 knots in the afternoon. Fine spells. Isolated showers developing late. Northeast swell half a metre or less. Tuesday: Turning northerly 15 knots. Cloudy periods and a few showers. Northeast swell half a metre.
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Marine Coastal Forecasts - Plenty
Saturday : Northerly rising to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in periods of rain.
Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Becoming westerly 15 knots in the morning. Rough sea easing. Monday: Turning northerly 10 knots. Tuesday: Rising to northeast 15 knots.