Whakatane

TODAY

AT 10:00 AM

21 °C

WIND: N, 04 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 24

Low: 18

Wednesday

Partly Cloudy

High: 24

Low: 15

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 26

Low: 15

Today: Fine spells. Cloud increasing tonight. Light winds and sea breezes.

Sunrise: 6:12 AM

Sunset: 8:34 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

1:56 AM 22 Jan, 2020

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 remains slow moving over much of New Zealand until Wednesday. A front moves onto Fiordland late Wednesday, then weakens as it moves up the South Island during Thursday, reaching the south of the North Island and becoming slow moving there Thursday night. Another front moves onto the lower South Island late Friday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots but variable 5 knots east of Motiti Island. Becoming northerly 10 knots everywhere late morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon, tending northeast in the evening. Sea slight.Fine,apart from evening cloud and chance of a shower.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots, dying out in the evening. Partly cloudy. Thursday: Northwest 10 knots developing in the morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Changing westerly 10 knots in the evening. Fine, areas of morning cloud. Friday: Westerly 10 knots, but northwest 10 knots in the afternoon and early evening. Fine, areas of morning cloud.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northeast 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres this morning, then easing to 1 metre Wednesday morning and to half metre later Thursday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

1:56 AM 22 Jan, 2020

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing afternoon. Sea slight. Easterly swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday afternoon northwest 15 knots. Changing Thursday evening southwest 15 knots. Becoming Friday northwest 15 knots for a time again. Moderate easterly swell, easing Thursday.

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