Whakatane

TODAY

AT 10:00 AM

17 °C

WIND: SSE, 08 knots

Few Showers

High: 19

Low: 13

Sunday

Partly Cloudy

High: 19

Low: 12

Monday

Fine

High: 22

Low: 9

Today: High cloud increasing. Light rain developing by evening. Gusty southeasterlies.

Sunrise: 5:50 AM

Sunset: 8:06 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

4:32 AM 19 Nov, 2017

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 persists over the South Island. Strong southeasterlies affect much of the North Island over the weekend as a complex low pressure system to the northeast of New Zealand moves slowly southeastwards.A weak front moves up the South Island on Monday followed by a ridge from Tuesday onwards.

Warnings:

GALE warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Strong wind advisory. Saturday: Southeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots gusting 40 knots during the morning, and to 30 knots gusting 45 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough during the morning. Cloudy, fair visibility in patchy evening rain.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Easing to southerly 20 knots. Showers, clearing later. Monday: Southerly easing to 10 knots early, dying out later. Partly cloudy. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots. Chance late shower.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1.5 metres today, then easing to 1 metre late Sunday and to half a metre Monday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

4:32 AM 19 Nov, 2017

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 15 knots but 25 knots offshore rising to 25 knots but 35 knots offshore this morning. Sea becoming very rough offshore. Southeast swell rising to 4 metres offshore.Poor visibility in rain developing offshore this morning, then elsewhere this evening.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Sunday evening southerly 20 knots then easing Monday variable 10 knots. Heavy southeast swell offshore, easing Sunday.

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