TownsRuralMarineMtnsMaps

Bay of Islands

Valid to Midnight Wednesday 24 Oct 2018
Issued at 5:47pm Tuesday 23 Oct 2018

Warning: NIL warning for BRETT

Situation: A ridge of high pressure over the country retreats to the North Island today,while a front over Fiordland becomes slow moving.Another front moves onto the South Island on Wednesday and onto the North Island on Thursday, followed by a brief ridge. A complex trough affects the country from Saturday.

Forecast: Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine, but cloud increasing this evening. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time in the afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods, with possible afternoon or evening showers.

Outlook: Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northwest 10 knots developing in the afternoon. Fine spells. Friday: Northwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time in the afternoon. Cloudy periods and a few showers. Saturday: Northwest 10 knots, rising to 20 knots later. Cloudy periods and a few showers.

Swell: Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northeasterly about half a metre.

High tide at Opua
8:09am Wed 24 Oct - Height: 2.4m
8:24pm Wed 24 Oct - Height: 2.5m

Low tide at Opua
1:52am Wed 24 Oct - Height: 0.7m
2:09pm Wed 24 Oct - Height: 0.7m