Whakatane

TODAY

AT 9:00 PM

10 °C

WIND: SW, 03 knots

Partly Cloudy

High: 19

Low: 7

Wednesday

Partly Cloudy

High: 20

Low: 8

Thursday

Partly Cloudy

High: 19

Low: 10

Today: Increasing fine spells. Westerly breezes.

Sunrise: 6:46 AM

Sunset: 5:34 PM

Marine recreational Forecasts - bay-of-plenty

10:58 AM 25 Apr, 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 covers most of New Zealand. A front weakens and moves north across the lower South Island today, and away to the east this evening. The ridge moves northeast on Thursday allowing westerlies and fronts to again affect the lower South Island. A northeast flow develops over the North Island from Friday.

Warnings:

NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast:

Tuesday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this morning. Northwest 15 knots developing this afternoon, then becoming southwest 15 knots early evening, and easing to 10 knots late evening. Sea slight. Cloudy. Fine breaks increasing from afternoon.

Outlook:

Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Southwest rising to 15 knots in the morning, easing to variable 5 knots afternoon. Morning cloud, then fine. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing later. Cloud increasing, late showers possible. Friday: Northeast rising to 20 knots. Scattered rain developing.

Swell:

Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre Friday.

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Marine coastal Forecasts - plenty

10:58 AM 25 Apr, 2018

Whakatane
Great Mercury Island
Cape Runaway
Muriwai
Plenty
Raglan

Forecast:

Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook:

Outlook following 3 days: Easing late Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northeast 20 knots.

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