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
Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
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.
NIL warning for PLENTY
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 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 forecast to midnight Thursday: Northeast half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre early Wednesday.
Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty
5:08 AM 18 Dec, 2018
Variable 10 knots. Sea slight.
Outlook following 3 days: Developing Tuesday westerly 20 knots.