Whakatane

TODAY

AT 3:00 AM

4 °C

WIND: S, 02 knots

Few Showers

High: 14

Low: 4

Friday

Partly Cloudy

High: 15

Low: 4

Saturday

Partly Cloudy

High: 15

Low: 10

Today: Cloud increasing, and occasional rain from afternoon. Light winds.

Sunrise: 7:23 AM

Sunset: 5:15 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

6:27 PM 19 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 ridge of high pressure lies over New Zealand today. A weak front crosses the country today, followed by another ridge. Strong northwesterlies build across New Zealand on Friday, ahead of a cold front which crosses the country Saturday, bringing a southwesterly change.

Warnings:

NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing this afternoon, turning westerly 10 knots at night. Sea slight. Cloud increasing. Fair visibility in periods of afternoon and evening rain.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Variable 10 knots. Mostly cloudy, with a few morning showers. Saturday: Northwest 15 knots developing, rising to 20 knots late. Cloud increasing. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 15 knots late. Rain, possibly heavy, easing evening.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northeast 1 metre or less, rising to 1.5 metres for a time Sunday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

6:27 PM 19 Jul, 2018

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing this afternoon, turning westerly 15 knots tonight.Sea slight.Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in periods of rain from late morning.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Friday variable 10 knots. Developing Saturday northerly 20 knots, changing late Sunday southwest 15 knots. Northerly swell becoming moderate for a time Sunday.

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