Whakatane

TODAY

AT 1:00 PM

22 °C

WIND: NNW, 12 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 23

Low: 17

Tuesday

Partly Cloudy

High: 26

Low: 15

Wednesday

Partly Cloudy

High: 27

Low: 16

Today: Fine spells. Light winds and sea breezes.

Sunrise: 5:44 AM

Sunset: 8:32 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

5:18 AM 18 Dec, 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:

High pressure lies over the country. A northwest flow picks up over the lower South Island today, ahead of a front which approaches from the Tasman Sea.The front moves onto the South Island on Tuesday and over the North Island from late Wednesday onwards.

Warnings:

NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Monday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots, but 15 knots west of Whakatane, developing for a time in the afternoon and early evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine, chance evening showers.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon, becoming southerly 10 knots in the evening. Morning cloud then fine. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots but northwest 15 knots in the afternoon. Fine, morning and evening cloud. Thursday: Becoming northwest 20 knots in the morning, easing to westerly 15 knots in the evening. Rain developing, possibly heavy, easing evening.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northeast half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre early Wednesday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

5:08 AM 18 Dec, 2018

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Tuesday westerly 20 knots.

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