16 Aug 2022 15:07
NZ Recreational Marine and Coastal Forecasts
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    Home >Weather >Marine Forecasts >Recreational

    Recreational Marine: Bay of Plenty
    Marine Weather Situation and Forecast issued at 1330hrs Tuesday 16-Aug-2022 by MetService

    Nil for Plenty

    A moist northerly flow over the North Island strengthens today. Meanwhile, a slow moving, active trough over the South Island drifts closer to the North Island on Thursday as a low moves southeast across the South Island. A ridge develops over the South Island briefly on Friday, while moist northerlies continue to affect the North Island. The active trough then moves south across the South Island during Saturday.

    Forecast issued at 1122hrs Tuesday 16-Aug-2022
    Valid to 1 pm Tuesday for Inshore waters from Matakana Island to Mayor Island to Motiti Island and then east to Torere River mouth.
    Strong wind advisory.
    Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon and to 20 knots gusting 30 knots late evening. Sea becoming moderate late evening. Cloudy. Fair visibility in showers. Northeast swell 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres.
    Wednesday: Northeast 20 knots gusting 30 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 40 knots in the morning and to 30 knots gusting 45 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the morning. Cloudy. Fair visibility in periods of rain. Northeast swell 1.5 metres, rising to 2 metres.

    Outlook until midnight Saturday:
    Thursday: Northeast 25 knots. Rain, possibly heavy. Northeast swell 2 metres,
    rising to 4 metres late.
    Friday: Northeast easing to 15 knots in the morning. Rain with heavy falls
    possible, easing later. Northeast swell 4 metres, easing to 2 metres.
    Saturday: Northerly 15 knots. Cloudy, with occasional rain developing.

    High tide at Tauranga:
    Tuesday 1018 1.9 metres.
    Tuesday 2244 2.0 metres.
    High tide at Whakatane:
    Tuesday 0954 2.1 metres.
    Tuesday 2218 2.2 metres.

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