Whakatane

TODAY

AT 6:00 AM

6 °C

WIND: SE, 02 knots

Cloud

High: 13

Low: 10

Wednesday

Few Showers

High: 15

Low: 7

Thursday

Rain

High: 15

Low: 9

Today: Cloudy, morning drizzle. Rain developing at night.Northeast breezes.

Sunrise: 6:52 AM

Sunset: 5:41 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

9:16 PM 20 Aug, 2019

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 front moves onto New Zealand from the Tasman Sea today, then moves east across the country on Wednesday followed by a complex area of low pressure and unsettled weather.

Warnings:

NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Tuesday: Easterly 10 knots. Becoming northeast 15 knots this morning, rising to 20 knots gusting 30 knots this afternoon, and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough this evening. A few showers, turning to rain with fair visibility late evening.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Changing westerly 20 knots, tending northwest 15 knots late.Rain, possibly heavy, then a few showers until afternoon. Thursday: Northwest rising to 20 knots. Showers turning to rain for a time, possibly heavy. Friday: Northwest 20 knots. Rain developing, possibly heavy, clearing later.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northeast half a metre, rising to northerly 1.5 metres early Wednesday, easing to 1 metre late Wednesday, rising to 1.5 metres Thursday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

9:16 PM 20 Aug, 2019

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

Northeast 20 knots, rising to 30 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southeast swell offshore 2 metres,easing. Fair visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday morning westerly 20 knots, rising Thursday northwest 30 knots,easing late Friday westerly 15 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate northerly swell at times.

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